• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Who is it for?

This BSc in Sociology with Psychology (Hons) programme offered by City, University of London enables students to develop the methodical expertise to analyse social and psychological data and the analytical capability to identify and engage with social policy debates. The skills developed in this degree are highly sought after in sectors as diverse as government, the NHS, education, market research and the media.

Objectives

BSc (Hons) in Sociology with Psychology allows you to focus predominantly on Sociology while broadening your understanding of social life through the study of Psychology.

Sociology is the systematic study of institutions, organisations and power and is concerned with the ways in which social relations between people emerge, are sustained and change. The course examines the organisation of global capitalism. It also explores the opportunities and structural inequalities that define our everyday lives, including those related to: gender, class, race and migration.

Psychology focuses in more detail on aspects of individual cognition, development and behaviour. Students will have the opportunity to study diverse topics that include:  family life, work, popular culture, food, criminology, media, cognition, behaviour and attachment.

As well as developing strong research skills this course enables you to further your data skills through a Quantitative Methods (QM) pathway for your final 2 years of study.

Career prospects

The BSc (Hons) in Sociology with Psychology course will enable you to develop the methodological expertise to analyse social and psychological data, as well as the analytical capability to identify and engage with social policy debates.

You will develop specific skills relevant to a variety of professions, as well as critical thinking, which is prized in graduate employment and are highly sought after in sectors as diverse as:

  • Government and local government
  • NHS
  • Education
  • Market research organisations
  • Not-for-profit sector
  • Human resources
  • Financial sector
  • News media.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      3 or 4 years with a work placement option.

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sociology in Action
  • Researching society: Qualitative Methods
  • Classical social theory
  • Lies, damn lies and statistics
  • Academic and Professional Practice
  • Producing social data.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

'A' Level

  • Grades ABB or BBB with a relevant EPQ or 128 UCAS tariff points
  • 'A' Level General Studies and 'A' Level Critical Studies are not accepted
  • GCSE: English Language and Mathematics or Statistics at grade 4 (C) or equivalent.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

  • 32 points (no specific subjects required)

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    15700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15700 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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Sociology with Psychology (Hons)
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