A degree in sociology will start your journey to a career that makes a difference. -Study abroad opportunities in Brazil, Canada or China -Make a change by collaborating with our Social Impact Lab -Home to the Work Futures Research Centre (WFRC) Join a community of students and active researchers making a real-world impact. We will support you to explore how our experiences are shaped by class, gender and race - and how this is changing in the 21st century. You’ll delve into topical global challenges driving the continuous debate that could ultimately become a catalyst for change. Your modules will be underpinned by up-to-date research from the Work Futures Research Centre which will support you to understand the relationship between sociological scholarship, and policy, and practice. Over the course of your degree you’ll develop your knowledge and skills in research methods, including, quantitative and qualitative research, and theoretical approaches. With a research-led approach you will graduate with the skills you need to contribute your unique perspective to the field. You’ll benefit from specialist modules, employability workshops and one-to-one support from experienced sociologists to support you to select modules that align with your interests and career ambitions. You’ll graduate with the ability to analyse social structures. Ready to positively impact policy and practice at a local, national and global level.
On our Sociology course you will explore how experiences are shaped by class, gender and race in the changing 21st century Some of the modules you may study include Social Theory; Class Structure and Social Inequality; and Race and Ethnicity in Society For further module information visit https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/sociology-degree-bsc#modules
We’ll assess you using: -lectures -classes and tutorials -coursework -individual and group projects -independent learning (studying on your own) Your assessment breakdown, year by year: Year 1 Written exam - 48% Coursework - 52% Year 2 Written exam - 37% Coursework - 63% Year 3 Written exam - 15% Practical exam - 13% Coursework - 72%
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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We welcome applicants with other qualifications eg. European Baccalaureate. You will be expected to attain an equivalent standard to the A level applicant. For more details on the suitability of your qualifications or foundation programme please contact the Admissions Team at [email protected]
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English language requirements
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All programmes at the University of Southampton are taught and assessed in the medium of English (other than those in modern foreign languages). Therefore, all applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency.
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