Our sociology and psychology degree explores society and the self by focusing on issues such as gender, identity, relationships and social inequalities. The psychology element of our BSc Hons Sociology and Psychology degree will give you an understanding of the brain, behaviour and experience. The course includes studies of perception, memory and emotion and the development of language. You will explore the way society works through sociological themes such as social justice, gender, crime and deviance, and ethnicity. The two sides of the course are brought together with an exploration of the socio-psychological processes that shape our relationships with each other and society. Our sociology and psychology graduates enter careers in areas such as youth and community work, welfare provision, charitable organisations and local and national government. What you should know about this course
- The opportunity to study modules covering a range of issues from social inequalities, global relations and popular culture to gender, identity and migration
- A broad foundation in sociological thinking and theory is offered while supporting you to pursue your own ideas and interests through focused research
- The psychology component of the programme seeks to understand mind and behaviour through experimentation, observation and measurement
- Explore the study of perception, memory and emotion, and the causes of abnormal behaviour
- You get to study the socio-psychological processes that shape our relationships with ourselves, each other and society.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
Students are assessed through a combination of assessment methods depending on the modules chosen. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
- Year 4
We make Contextual offers to this programme. Applicants that meet specific eligibility criteria will be made a contextual offer with a reduced tariff of up to 16 UCAS Tariff points. Other entry requirements such as GCSEs, Interview, etc., will still need to be met. For further information, please see our Contextual Admissions policy.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
We accept a wide range of English language qualifications. For our English entry requirements, please click on the link below.
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Fees and funding
Additional fee information
We understand that the transition to University for Undergraduate students can be daunting and confusing when it comes to finances. The University of Greenwich has a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and other financial support measures to support students that require it most. More information can be found on our website at www.greenwich.ac.uk/finance/funding-your-studies
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