University of Chichester

Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

This wide-ranging and fascinating degree explores important questions about the complex nature of human interaction within society. How do people achieve social status or respect from others? Does our gender, class or ethnicity affect the opportunities available to us? How is our society changing and why? Over three years, you will examine the way British society works but also gain a deeper understanding of global issues, including environmental concerns, poverty, migration and social justice. You will investigate the role of the media and digital technologies in shaping how we view and interact with the world around us. This degree will give you the opportunity to research and develop your own areas of interest in themes as diverse as: crime and punishment; developmental psychology; education; gender; ethnicity; the media; celebrity culture; disability; poverty; childhood and youth. Using your findings, knowledge and research, you can help make a difference in the world we live in.

Course details


YEAR ONE Why Sociology Matters What is Going on? Making Sense of the 21st Century Social Identities and Inequalities 1 and 2 Ageing and the Life Course Explaining Society Crime and Society YEAR TWO Being Human: Emotions and Behaviour in Social Life Sex, Sexualities and Society Analysing Social Problems Culture, Media and Society Criminology Classics and Controversies Making a Difference 1: Community Project (group placement project) Research Methods Health and Wellbeing YEAR THREE Making a Difference 2: Preparation for Professional Careers Aggression, Violence and Abuse: a Sociological Perspective A Dangerous World? Risk, Anxiety and the Media Music, TV and Film in a Changing World Two option modules from within the Institute of Education, Health and Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities Independent Project (Dissertation)

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2022.

If you already have a 2022 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6No component less than 5.5
PTE Academic50

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14500 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £14500 Year 1

Additional fee information

There is a 10% tuition fee scholarship for EU students.

Provider information

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Our COVID-19 information

University of Chichester
Bishop Otter Campus
College Lane
PO19 6PE

Clearing contact details

Clearing Hotline

01243 816001

Course Clearing information

Additional information

18th August: 8-30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; 19th August: 8-30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Then normal office hours: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Course contact details

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Admissions and Enquiries

01243 816002

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