Overview Sociology is a fascinating subject that makes you think and allows you to help others think. At Worcester we encourage you to see the world from different angles, discuss new ideas, and think beyond the obvious. You'll join a vibrant course community, with plenty of opportunity to make friends, and staff with a personal interest in you. There are also plenty of real-life research opportunities, such as interviewing and observing, and when using theory we make it relatable, showing how it can help with real problems. Key features
- Assessment via varied and interesting coursework, with no exams
- Lively discussions and dynamic learning opportunities. Lectures are designed to be refreshing and stimulating to encourage creative thought.
- A constantly evolving curriculum with new modules on emotions, the environment, digital society and visual imagery
- A friendly course taught by passionate and supportive Lecturers with a focus on student success
- A curriculum suitable for those who have studied Sociology before or are completely new to the subject with a focus on contemporary ideas, research and concepts
- Shortlisted for Times Higher Education’s University of the Year in 2016, 2019 and 2020
- Top 5 in the UK for Quality Education in Times Higher Education’s University Impact Rankings 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022
- Sustainability Institution of the Year in the Green Gown Awards 2019
- Top 10 for Sustained Employment - Longitudinal Educational Outcomes survey (2017)
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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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
The University of Worcester accepts all qualifications within the Tariff, and normally looks for the equivalent of 3 A levels. More information can be found at http://www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/entry-requirements.html
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|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.