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Course summary

Study a sociology degree to make sense of society's most challenging issues. You'll emerge with the analytical skills to embark on careers that help to deliver solutions. Our BA Hons Sociology degree explores issues such as inequality and social change, gender and sexuality, ethnicity, crime and deviance, and social justice. The course provides a wide range of options in History, Politics and Media and Journalism, as well as the chance to widen your perspective by studying a language. You could also undertake a dissertation or work placement in your final year. By the end of your degree, you'll understand how to apply critical thought, research, communication, and teamwork to what you do. These transferable skills are sought after by many employers. Popular careers for our sociology graduates include youth and community work, HR and marketing, and positions within charitable organisations and local and national government. What you should know about this course

  • It enables you to specialise in the study of sociology while incorporating optional modules to allow you to build your degree around your interests and career aspirations
  • A broad foundation in sociological thinking and theory is offered while also supporting you to pursue your own ideas and interests through focused research
  • You develop a wealth of intellectual and practical transferable skills that provide a strong foundation for future employment in a range of careers
  • It covers a range of issues from popular culture, social inequalities and global relations, to gender, identity and migration

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

Students are assessed through a combination of assessment methods depending on the modules chosen. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L300
Institution code:
G70
Campus name:
University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus)
Campus code:
G

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We make Contextual offers to this programme. Applicants that meet specific eligibility criteria will be made a contextual offer with a reduced tariff of up to 16 UCAS Tariff points. Other entry requirements such as GCSEs, Interview, etc., will still need to be met. For further information, please see our Contextual Admissions policy.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.gre.ac.uk/undergraduate-courses/ach/sociology-ba-hons


English language requirements

We accept a wide range of English language qualifications. For our English entry requirements, please click on the link below.

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
72%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
87%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £17000 Year 1
International £17000 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees are currently set for 2024/25 entry. For more information, please visit: https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance/fees

Sponsorship information

We understand that the transition to University for Undergraduate students can be daunting and confusing when it comes to finances. The University of Greenwich has a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and other financial support measures to support students that require it most. More information can be found on our website at www.greenwich.ac.uk/finance/funding-your-studies

Sociology at University of Greenwich - UCAS