On this course you’ll discover what makes society tick, about the glue that holds it together, and the threats that could rip it apart. Sociology is rapidly becoming more relevant in our contemporary world and as a result, the number and range of job opportunities has escalated.
Taught by expert sociologists, this robustly academic social science course integrates global perspectives throughout the three years of study, providing a broader outlook and understanding of issues in society.
As well as benefiting from a huge breadth of subjects, which will give you a solid grounding in sociological concepts, theories and research, you’ll get to participate in exciting seminars and lectures held by an exciting and eclectic mix of guest speakers. Most importantly though, you’ll have the distinct advantage of completing a 30-week or 20-day work placement, depending on whether you take the four- or three-year version of the course – giving you a professional skillset and crucial contacts, as well as making you more employable.
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For 2019 entry: In order to take advantage of new approaches to learning and teaching, as well as developments in industry to benefit our students we regularly review all of our courses. This course is currently going through this process and we will update this page in July 2019 to give you full information about what we will be offering once the review process has concluded.
Next start date:
September 2019, September 2020
Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus
3 years, or 4 years including a minimum 30-week work placement, Full-time
All subjects considered
For September 2019 and September 2020 entry: 104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. For more information check out our full entry requirements.
International entry requirements:
For September 2019 entry: If English is not your first language, you will need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with minimum 5.5 in each component or equivalent. For more information check out our international entry requirements.
For September 2020 entry: If English is not your first language, you will need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading or writing and 5.5 in all other components or equivalent. For more information check out our international entry requirements.