Sociology BSc (Full-time)London Metropolitan University
Sociology BSc (Full-time)
In one of the most culturally diverse and socially complex cities in the world, you'll be introduced to ideas on globalisation, social inequality, identity, and ethnicity and race. As you prepare for social and public policy careers in the private, public or voluntary sectors, you'll learn skills to address multidisciplinary concerns relevant to a variety of public issues and have opportunities to take up a work placement and to study in other European countries. By the end of the course you'll be qualified to apply sociological perspectives, concepts and research methods to the most challenging social issues facing us today.
The Sociology BSc (Hons) degree is equipped with practical and transferable skills for research in the real world. You'll develop a systematic understanding of the key aspects of sociology, including a coherent and detailed understanding of specific areas.
You'll learn the most up-to-date techniques to devise and sustain arguments and to solve problems, consider current research, or equivalent advanced scholarship, and recognise the uncertainty, ambiguity and limits of its knowledge.
In addition to the University's standard entry requirements, you should have:
- a minimum of grades BBC in three A levels (or a minimum of 112 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg Advanced Diploma)
- GCSE English Language at grade C/4 or above, or Higher Diploma (or equivalent)
These requirements may be varied in individual cases. Applications are welcome from mature students who have passed appropriate Access or other preparatory courses or have appropriate work experience.
If you don't have traditional qualifications or can't meet the entry requirements for this undergraduate degree, you may still be able to gain entry by completing our Sociology (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) or Social Sciences and Humanities (including foundation year) BA (Hons) degree.
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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- Introducing Social Policy
- Introduction to criminological and sociological theory
- Personality and Social Psychology
- Researching Social Life
- Social Problems and Social Issues
- Sociological Imagination
- Global Inequalities in the 21st Century
- Interactive Research Methods
- Self and Society
- Sociology of Everyday Life
- Crime, Media and Technology
- Racism and Ethnicity
- Youth, Crime and Violence
- Youth, Resistance and Social Control
- Living Theory
- Sociology Dissertation
- Gender and Sexuality
- Homelessness and Housing Policy
- Human Rights and Conflict
- Inclusion and Special Educational Needs
- Religion and the State
- Sociology and Social Policy Work Placement
Modules and module details are subject to change over time.
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.
- UK/EU Students: £9,250 per year
- International Students: £12,700 per year
A sociology degree is a strong foundation for future postgraduate study in social work, social policy or early years teaching.
Successful completion of this course offers improved career opportunities in social research and the public services, as well as a multitude of private sector jobs. Previous graduates have secured roles in human resources, prison services, medical research and events management.
About this institute
London Metropolitan University
Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...
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