Manchester Metropolitan University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sociology with Quantitative Methods

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Course summary

BSc Sociology with Quantitative Methods offers exciting opportunities for you to study the cutting-edge discipline of sociology in the vibrant city of Manchester, whilst gaining extensive quantitative skills. It is aimed at students who want to understand and analyse contemporary social phenomena, trends and problems as well as develop a specialism in quantitative methods to study society. The first year introduces you to the building blocks of sociology: key sociological concepts and theories, social divisions and problems, and major transformations – such as globalisation or digital culture – which are altering the fabric of contemporary society. You will receive training in a wide range of research methods, both qualitative and quantitative, during the first two years. In the final year, you will focus on quantitative research methods for designing, implementing and analysing social issues and complete an independent project. Our large, multi-disciplinary department believes in offering extensive optionality to study specific areas of sociology in depth. Throughout the degree, there is an emphasis on developing skills and experiences that are relevant to professional careers, including work experience, study-abroad schemes, and independent project work. In the final year, there is the opportunity to complete a placement in a relevant organisation. This course has a foundation year available. Features and Benefits

  • You will be taught by staff who are experts in their fields and use their research expertise and publications to inform cutting-edge teaching.
  • You will be part of a vibrant academic community which critically debates live social issues that matter to people in Manchester and beyond - these range widely, from drugs and music, to austerity and Hillsborough.
  • You will study and learn inside and outside the classroom, for example through visits, field trips, or study exchanges.
  • You will specialise in quantitative methods in your final year and apply those methods in a research project placement at a local organisation.
  • We’re one of only 18 universities in the UK taking part in a £20 million scheme to develop and deliver new programmes that equip graduates with quantitative analysis skills.
  • Get practical knowledge and experience with a range of volunteering and research opportunities in the residential and professional communities of Greater Manchester.

Course details


How to apply

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If you already have a 2022 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
S5Q7
Institution code:
M40
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE grade C/4 in English Language or Level 2 Functional Skills English pass and GCSE grade C/4 in Mathematics or Level 2 Functional Skills Mathematics pass


Unistats information

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Sociology with Quantitative Methods at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS