Foundation Year Our Foundation Year provides an excellent alternative route to Keele, providing a unique opportunity to better prepare for your chosen degree, and with guaranteed entry onto your undergraduate course once you successfully complete your Foundation Year. This extra year of study can improve your academic skills, expand your subject knowledge, give you a better understanding of higher education and, perhaps most importantly of all, build your confidence. On the Keele Foundation Year, you'll study on campus, joining our undergraduate community from the outset, with access to all the facilities and support that you'd get as an undergraduate student at Keele. International Students For International Students, Foundation Years are delivered through our dedicated on-campus provider, Keele University International College. Applications for International Foundation Years are also handled by KUIC; please do not apply via UCAS as the University will not be able to process your application and you may still be charged the UCAS application fee. To find out more and to apply for an International Foundation Year, visit https://kuic.keele.ac.uk/ Sociology Sociology at Keele provides you with grounding in the core concepts of Sociology, develops your skills in carrying out social research, and enables you to explore a range of important social issues. We are committed to innovative, imaginative, and problem-solving approaches to Sociology and encourage you to become an independent and critical thinker. Why choose this course?
- No. 1 in the UK. Britain's best university, ranked by students (Student Crowd University Awards, 2022)
- Global Top 300 for Social Sciences (Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings, 2022)
- Option to study abroad to experience a different culture and society at a partner university
- Taught by specialists in a wide range of areas including, migration, cultural studies, consumer culture, family and personal life, anthropological perspectives, and environmental sociology
- Opportunity to gain professional experience in an additional work placement year within your studies
For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.
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