University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sociology

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Course summary

Study Sociology at Kent to gain an understanding of how global societies work, develop and transform. On this degree you examine the social institutions that govern us, discover what you think should change and search for a way to make a difference in tomorrow’s world. Choose Sociology at Kent because: • our degree reflects current issues and debate while giving you a broad skillset that is invaluable in the graduate job market • our graduates go on to a diverse range of careers, from advertising to banking and finance. For graduate prospects, Sociology was ranked 10th in The Guardian University Guide 2021 • we are a leading centre for sociological study, with strengths in social and political movements, civil society and the welfare state leading to a wide choice of modules • you are taught by academics who are internationally recognised for their expertise in sociological theory • Sociology at Kent was ranked 1st for research quality in The Complete University Guide 2021 and The Times Good University Guide 2021. On this degree, you study sociological theory, critical thinking and the sociology of everyday life. You also examine the workings of the social institutions that govern people's lives, assessing their impact on individuals and society as a whole. There are additional options to study criminology, modern culture or social policy. In your second and final years, you extend your knowledge of sociological theory and social research methods. You can also study optional modules from a range covering areas such as childhood, environmentalism, gender, political change, crime, race, violence and work.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L300
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Unistats information

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84%
Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All fees for 2022/23 are to be confirmed. Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options.
Sociology at University of Kent - UCAS