Our Sociology courses respond to the crucial need for professionals working with groups, and individuals, at risk of exclusion, in a range of settings, eg education, health and social care, criminal justice, welfare, employment, exclusion, diversity and disability. Why study this course? 1. These degrees focus on Sociology in practice in order to deliver equity and equality in society. 2. Opportunities for work placements with clients in real-life situations. 3. Research-active staff who also engage in theory and practice in the sector, alongside visiting speakers from a wide range of organisations. 4. Modules options across a variety of subject areas. 5. Opportunities to explore theory and policy in practice via placement and volunteering opportunities.
Year One - Level 4 (Cert HE, Dip HE & BA) • Agency, Empowerment and Anti-Oppressive Practice (20 credits; compulsory) • Contemporary Challenges: Making a Difference (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Learning in the Digital Era (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Multi-Agency Working: Policy in Practice (20 credits; compulsory) • Understanding Society: An Introduction to Sociological Theory (20 credits; compulsory) • Who are We: Culture and Identity (20 credits; compulsory). Year Two - Level 5 (Dip HE & BA) • Changemakers: Building your Personal Brand for Sustainable Employment (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Changemakers: Creativity and Value Creation (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Diversity and Difference in a Modern World (20 credits; compulsory) • Health and Social Care, Disability and Wellbeing (20 credits; compulsory) • Research Methods for the Social Sciences (20 credits; compulsory) • Work, Poverty and Welfare in the Modern World (20 credits; compulsory). Year Three - Level 6 (BA) • Crime and Deviance versus Power and Control (20 credits; compulsory) • Independent Project (40 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Relationships, Communication and Families in Contemporary Society (20 credits; compulsory) • Skills for Life: Employability and Future Pathways (20 credits; compulsory) • Sustainable Communities and Global Development (20 credits; compulsory).
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
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|