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BSc (Hons) Sociology

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

Program description

BSc (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

International Requirements

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

For those applicants studying A-Level & BTEC, we require 112 UCAS points, which equates to BBC (A-Level) or DMM (BTEC). To find out more about country specific requirements please visit our web-page or send us an information request


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Program content

Year 1

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

Year 2

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

Year 3

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

Tuition fees

  • Full-time tuition fee: £9,250 p.a.
  • Part-time tuition fee: £1,454 per 20 credits (Please contact the Info zone for further information)
  • 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.

Possible job roles could include community development worker, further education lecturer, housing officer, teacher, probation officer (if studied with Criminology), social researcher, social worker (after taking relevant postgraduate qualification) and welfare rights adviser. It is also possible to progress to postgraduate study in Town Planning.

For those applicants studying A-Level & BTEC, we require 112 UCAS points, which equates to BBC (A-Level) or DMM (BTEC). To find out more about country specific requirements please visit our web-page or send us an information request

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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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www.uos.ac.uk

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