Sociology University of Greenwich

Undergraduate

Study a sociology degree to make sense of society's most challenging issues. Gain analytical skills for careers that help deliver solutions. Learn more.

Why study this at Greenwich?

  • Enables students to specialise in the study of sociology while incorporating courses from a range of options to allow you to build your degree around your interests and career aspirations

  • Covers a range of issues from popular culture to social justice, from gender and identity to global relations. A broad foundation in sociological thinking and theory is offered while also supporting you to pursue your own ideas and interests through focused research

  • Students develop a range of intellectual and practical transferable skills that provide a strong foundation for future employment in areas such as social welfare policy

  • Students develop a range of intellectual and practical transferable skills that provide a strong foundation for future employment in areas such as social welfare policy, media, marketing and advertising, local and central government, and community and charity organisations

This programme will allow you to specialise in the study of sociology while incorporating courses from a range of options to allow you to build your degree around your interests and career aspirations.

Sociology is an innovative and vibrant subject covering a range of issues from popular culture to social justice, from gender and identity to global relations. A broad foundation in sociological thinking and theory is offered while also supporting you to pursue your own ideas and interests through focused research.

Employability
You will develop a range of intellectual and practical transferable skills that provide a strong foundation for future employment in areas such as social welfare policy; media, marketing and advertising; local and central government; and community and charity organisations.

Ranking
Our sociology degrees are ranked 1st in London for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017.

Outcomes
The aims of the programme are:

  • To enhance understanding of important and controversial issues in society, including debates about gender, ethnicity, crime and deviance, social justice, global politics and cultural production

  • To provide a pathway of study that encompasses the main sociological debates as well as strengths in applied sociology, global studies and cultural sociology

  • To produce graduates who have skills that can be applied in a range of careers including skills in critical thinking, practical and applied research, communication skills, and an ability to work both independently and in groups, and to engage with the modern world with confidence.


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