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Course summary

Our flexible three-year degree provides unrivalled opportunities to shape your studies to match your personal interests, whilst learning about society at the vibrant heart of a global city. You’ll develop critical thinking studying topics including: social class, social mobility, ‘race' and ethnicity, gender, culture, identity, inequality, migration, media, and criminology. You’ll also develop transferable skills in the analysis, interpretation and production of social data.

  • Develop highly sought-after data literacy and quantitative skills, thanks to the work undertaken by City’s Q-Step Centre to design and develop the degree
  • Become a critical thinker with an in-depth understanding of the complex interplay of local and global forces
  • Opt onto quantitative methods pathway: benefit from a heightened focus on data skills, a workplace Data Placement in Year 2, and an optional international work placement
  • Boost your employability with an optional placement year
  • Take advantage of excellent internship opportunities thanks to our central London location, including access to organisations in media, crime and justice, human rights, and mental health.

Modules

Year 1 Core Modules: Learning from Social Data Data and the Social World Thinking Sociologically Sociology in Action Social (Justice) Research: Qualitative Approaches Culture, the Body and Digital Society Academic and Professional Practice Exploring London Year 2 Core Modules: Contemporary Social Theory Social Action Project Understanding Social Change Sociology of Race and Racism Gender and Society Core Elective Modules: Quantitative Analysis of Social Research Data Qualitative Analysis of Social Research Data Digital Changes and Challenges Violence Key Issues in Criminology News and Society Year 3 Core Module: Sociology Project Core Elective Modules: Global Migration Processes Poverty: What counts? Broken Britain? Culture, Employment and Society Work and Workers Education, Skills and the Job Market Culture, Racisms and Resistance Interrogating Digital Data Elective Modules: Global Media and Sport Emotions, Identity and Relationships Criminal Behaviour Celebrity & Society Multivariate Analysis Crime, Culture and the City Stardom and Influencer Culture Criminal Justice in Crisis Sport, the Body and Deviance Digital Cultures and Everyday Life Urban Violence and Public Health Policy Micro-Placements Industry Projects Mentoring & Coaching for Leadership Modules are subject to change.

Assessment method

Assessment is primarily in the form of coursework (assessed essays, policy and research reports, group presentations and other assignments) and a final-year project.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L300
Institution code:
C60
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
68%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
86%
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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 £19330 Year 1
International £19330 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
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