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 students to specialise in the study of sociology while incorporating courses 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
- Greenwich is ranked joint 1st in London in Sociology for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide, 2023).
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.
Students are assessed through a combination of assessment methods depending on the modules chosen. You can view how each module is assessed within our 'What you will study' section. 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
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We accept A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, Access to HE and all other qualifications with UCAS Tariff points.
English language requirements
For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link.
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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