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Our Joint BA (Hons) Education and Sociology degree at Birmingham provides a stimulating and thought-provoking opportunity to study all aspects of education and sociology in equal proportions. On the BA Education and Sociology degree you will learn about key issues facing contemporary societies, including globalisation, the changing nature of work and the family, gender roles and multiculturalism. The course has a practical focus on career development and will help you display a broad knowledge over two disciplines. The programme includes a placement in your second year so that you can apply your knowledge to work with children and young people in a professional setting.
Please see course page on our website https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/edu/education-sociology.aspx for a description of modules.
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How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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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
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||3 A Levels, typical offer: ABB. General Studies is not accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||BTEC Extended Diploma, Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma are accepted but subjects are considered on a case by case basis. Grades: BTEC Extended Diploma DDD; typical offers when offered in combination with A Levels: A in A Level plus DM in the BTEC Diploma; or AB in A Levels plus D in the BTEC Subsidiary Diploma.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||32 points||655 at Higher Level with a minimum of 32 points overall|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||Accepted in place of a non-required A level with the equivalent grade.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||Accepted in place of A levels with the following grade equivalencies: D2 = A*; D3 = A; M2 = B. Combinations of A levels and Principle subjects are accepted. NB required subjects must be offered (see A level Section)|
A satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required from accepted candidates before registration for the programme.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|