Are you curious about how societies work, develop and transform? Do you follow current affairs and political events? You can pursue these interests further on our Sociology and Politics joint honours programme. The School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research offers a large choice of specialist modules on race, social change, criminal justice, disability and the arts. Our academics are internationally recognised for their expertise in sociological theory and their varied research gives you the opportunity to study diverse areas ranging from street culture to terrorism. Our modules and creative forms of assessment are designed to stimulate your thinking and prepare you for a job market looking for versatile and innovative individuals. Politics at Kent encourages you to think critically about political events, ideas and institutions while engaging with the key issues of today. In your first year, you study the fundamentals of sociology and political science. You learn how to conduct and apply qualitative and quantitative sociological research and are introduced to empirical research methods for political science. During all stages of your studies, you have the opportunity to choose specialist modules that suit your interests and include topics like international conflict and cooperation, conservatism, gender, political change, crime, race, violence and work. In your final year of study, there is an option to take a dissertation module on a subject of your choice. This allows you to focus in detail on an area you are particularly passionate about.
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The following entry points are available for this course:
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Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.
English language requirements
Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.
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|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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