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Sociology with Quantitative Research Methods, B.Sc.

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  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #49 (QS) ,
This Sociology with Quantitative Research Methods course from University of Bristol is ideal for students interested in learning more about how to use numbers and data within sociology.

About

The Sociology with Quantitative Research Methods course from University of Bristol provides training in practical and analytical skills, which will enhance your career prospects and provide you with a strong platform for postgraduate study. No prior knowledge of statistical techniques is required.

About two thirds of your studies will follow the Single Honours Sociology course, where you will acquire core knowledge in your subject. The remaining third provides applied interdisciplinary training in quantitative methods.

In year one we discuss how numbers and data are used in the media and social research.

Year two offers practical classes in social statistics and applied data analysis, developing your skills in numeracy and analysis to advance your study of sociology.

In your third year you will undertake your own individual research in an area of quantitative social science.

Teaching

The typical percentage of time spent in different learning activities for this course based on student choices.

There is also a four-year undergraduate degree option, offering more advanced quantitative methods training for those wishing to graduate with a MSci qualification.

You will also have the opportunity to spend half a year studying abroad at a partner university.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Thinking Sociologically 
  • Key Social Thinkers 
  • Social Identities and Divisions 
  • Conceptualising the Social 
  • Principles of Quantitative Social Science 
  • Conducting a Research Project using secondary data 
  • Nations and Nationalism
  • Gender and Migration
  • Belief in Contemporary Society

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    68

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General Requirements

  • A-level Standard offer: AAB including an essay-based subject
  • A-level Contextual offer: BBB including an essay-based subject
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Standard offer: 34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in an essay-based subject
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Contextual offer: 31 points overall with 15 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in an essay-based subject
  • Cambridge Pre-U offer: Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    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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  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year

Living costs for Bristol

  • 750 - 1260 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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