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Course summary

This three-year degree focuses on sociology and complements the subject with modules in psychology. You’ll learn about how the social relations between people emerge and change, and explore structural inequalities that define our lives. You’ll also study cognition, development and behaviour. You’ll develop critical thinking studying topics including:

  • gender
  • class
  • race
  • migration
  • family life
  • work and popular culture.
You’ll also develop the methodological expertise to analyse social and psychological 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 a 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 and, 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 Academic and Professional Practice Core Elective Modules: Cognitive Approaches to Mind and Behaviour History and Theory of Psychology Biological Approaches to Mind and Behaviour Lifespan Psychology 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 Biological Psychology Developmental Psychology Social Psychology Personality and Differential Psychology Year 3 Core Module: Sociology Project Core Elective Modules: Decision Making and Behavioural Economics Approaches to Autism Health Psychology Organisational Psychology Cognitive Development Psychological Illnesses, Brain Damage, & Dreams: Malfunctions of Mind Memory and the Law Introduction to Counselling Psychology Elective Modules: Interrogating Digital Data Digital Cultures and Everyday Life Global Migration Processes Broken Britain? Culture, Employment and Society Work and Workers Emotions, Identity and Relationships Celebrity & Society Multivariate Analysis Education, Skills and the Job Market Poverty: What Counts? Crime, Culture and the City Culture, Racisms and Resistance Urban Violence and Public Health Policy Criminal Justice in Crisis Sport, the Body and Deviance Micro-Placements Industry Projects Mentoring and Coaching for Leadership Module 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:
LCH8
Institution code:
C60
Campus name:
City, University of London
Campus code:
L

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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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

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Sociology with Psychology at City, University of London - UCAS