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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
Scholarships available
On campus
Ipswich
English
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University of Suffolk

About this program

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

Scholarships & funding

  • International Scholarships: £1,500
  • EU Scholarships: £2,900 per year

Tuition

  • Full-time Tuition Fees: £9,250 p.a.
  • Part-time Tuition Fees: £1,454 per 20 credit module (Please contact the Info zone for further information).
  • International / EU Tuition Fees: £12,150 per year

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

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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Why study at University of Suffolk

We're confident you would quickly feel at home on our beautiful waterfront campus along the famous sunshine coast of Suffolk. Our campus is stylish, modern and compact, surrounded by restaurants, bars, clubs, cinemas, as well as historic and cultural hotspots. Established in 2016, we are one of the newest universities in the country, which enables us to be dynamic and forward thinking in our approach. Our students are at the heart of everything we do, and we pride ourselves on consistently featuring within the top 10 for 'student experience' polls. Our students are taught by expert academics and industry professionals rather than graduate teachers, which is common practice in many universities. Teaching typically takes place in small classes and is supplemented by all the contact time and personal support you need.

  • Choose from over 200 Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes recognised all over the world
  • Live in a multi-cultural student town, located only 1 hour 20 minutes away from London by train
  • Enjoy living and studying on a small yet functional campus, where class sizes are purposely designed to ensure your academic experience is intimate and personal to you
  • Our wonderful team of staff will support your entire Academic journey – from Application through to graduation – and everything in between

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University of Suffolk

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

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