Sociology at University of Kent - UCAS

Course summary

Our world faces unprecedented challenges, from the climate crisis, to rising inequality; from the automation of people's jobs by computers and artificial intelligence, to a civil society divided by questions of what is true or false. There has never been a more pressing need for people to understand how society works, how people and groups interact, and how our social structures and institutions affect our everyday lives. If you want to study a subject that employers respect, and that can make a difference in the world, then Kent Sociology is for you. We offer one the most cutting-edge Sociology degrees in the UK, where you will be taught by world-class experts researching the most pressing issues facing society today. Study Sociology at Kent and gain a contemporary understanding of the key issues facing society today, and where we might be headed in the future; concepts and theories which help you to understand social structures and how they affect daily life from a variety of perspectives; training in research methods that allow you to collect, understand, analyse and interpret different kinds of data; a critical orientation which empowers you with the skills to identify and solve problems, think creatively, and present and write effectively. Your future With recent developments in computing, automation, and artificial intelligence, many of today's jobs will give way to new types of careers and opportunities. This course will develop your critical, analytical, communication and research skills to prepare you for this contemporary, ever-changing world of work, giving you lots of career options when you graduate, and in the years beyond. Many of our graduates take their concern with people, society and social justice into their career trajectory and move into roles that allow them to affect real-world impact. Our Sociology graduates are highly sought after and have gone on to enjoy careers in areas as diverse as: Teaching and lecturing (with additional training or further study) Research and policy making Management Media and advertising Human resources and recruitment Public relations The Civil Service The third sector and charities Banking and financial services Local government and community services Consultancy Location Our city, your time. It has never been a better time to study in Canterbury. Our high student population creates a vibrant, diverse and student-friendly atmosphere. We are a hub of exciting new ideas emerging from a stunning historic city - join us and get involved!


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

International applicants

For further information about applying to Kent as an international student you can visit our International student webpages: https://www.kent.ac.uk/international. From here you will find useful information on country entry requirements, scholarship information, events and application guidance. Kent has dedicated support available to international students through groups, networks, English language and more specialist services through our Student Support and Wellbeing team. Visit our guide for international students to find out more on how we can support you during your time at Kent: www.kent.ac.uk/guides/support-for-international-students

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/english-language-requirements


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All fees for 2025/26 are to be confirmed. Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options.

Sponsorship information

Kent offers generous financial support schemes to assist eligible undergraduate students during their studies. See our funding page for more details - https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/fees-and-funding

Sociology at University of Kent - UCAS