Why study BA (Hons) Sociology with Politics at BU?
- Explore the social and cultural dimensions of human experience in the context of the most pressing current global and political issues
- Develop specialist knowledge of social processes and social change in an interconnected, yet diverse and unequal contemporary world
- You will engage with critical debates in contemporary politics, global governance, international relations and political theories from a sociological perspective
- Graduates will be equipped with excellent communication skills, along with analytical and research skills that are increasingly necessary for professional work
- Choose from either a 30-week ‘sandwich’ placement, or a shorter four-week placement – which could give you a professional skillset and crucial contacts as well as potentially making you more employable
- Develop your own piece of research based on a topic that interests you, or aligns itself with your future career or study plans, in your final year dissertation.
What can you achieve with a sociology degree?
This course will give you the platform to seek employment in local and national government departments, education and the corporate sector, as well as postgraduate study.
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Next start date:
Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus
3 years, or 4 years including a minimum 30-week work placement, Full-time
All subjects considered
For September 2021 and September 2022 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 2021 and September 2022 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.