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BA (Hons) Sociology

University of Suffolk
Three years full-time, Four and a half to nine years part-time
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
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11,790 GBP
University of Suffolk

Program description

BA (Hons) Sociology

Sociology developed with the modern world and its key task is to analyze the changing nature of our social world. You will study important aspects of the real world that are complex and challenging such as inequality, violence, unfairness, or injustice.

Sociology students here study these challenging areas when examining social change, globalization, migration, gender and sexuality, technology and social theory.

Admission requirements

Academic Requirements

112 UCAS tariff points (or above), BBC (A-Level), DMM (BTEC) or Access to HE Diploma - a minimum of 30 Level 3 credits at merit grade or above.

All applicants are required to hold GCSE English and Maths at Grade C/4 or above. Applicants who do not hold these qualifications may be considered on an individual basis based upon their overall application and the course applied for.

International Requirements

IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.

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Program content

Course Modules

Year 1

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Social Science Research Skills
  • Social Change
  • Migration and Ethnicity
  • Politics, Crime and Policy
  • Media, Crime and Deviance
  • Foundations of Social and Developmental Psychology
  • Introduction to Criminology

Year 2

  • Social Theory
  • Questionnaire Design and Analysis
  • Qualitative Research Design and Analysis
  • Secondary Quantitative Data Analysis
  • Advanced Qualitative Research Design and Analysis
  • Sociology of Health & Illness
  • The World of Work
  • Globalization

Year 3

  • Dissertation
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Mental Health Policy and Practice
  • Victimology
  • Sociology of Law
  • Technology and Material Civilization

Tuition fees

  • Full-time tuition fee: £9,250 p.a.
  • Part-time tuition fee: £1,454 per 20 credits
  • International tuition fee: £11,790 p.a.

Continuing studies

Sociology graduates are well placed to seek employment in graduate management schemes, social services, education, criminal justice, welfare services, government, counselling, charities and the voluntary sector.

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University of Suffolk

University of Suffolk

The University of Suffolk is a transformational university. Being one of the newest in the UK, the University of Suffolk is not restricted by tradition and embraces change, to produce graduates who can easily adapt to a changing world. Taking...

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University of Suffolk

Waterfront Building
19 Neptune Quay
IP4 1QJ Ipswich Suffolk
United Kingdom

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