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Sociology BA (Hons)

University of Derby

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    L300

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    97th

    8
  • Subject Ranking

    53rd

    9 (Sociology)
  • Entry Standards

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    120

  • Graduate Prospects

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    56

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.25

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

**BA (Hons) Sociology****Everybody has their own ideas about society, but how do we gain an accurate picture of what is really happening? Studying Sociology at Derby helps you analyse and understand the dramatic and diverse changes affecting our lives today.****Why choose this course?**Get to the heart of public debates: with BA (Hons) Sociology you’ll explore social dynamics, politics and culture, considering how we can bring about change for the better. This course develops you into an actively engaged citizen – with practical research skills, the ability to analyse arguments and the confidence to justify your opinions. Sociology at Derby received 96% overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2019.**Is this course for you?**Sociology is a fresh, engaging subject which challenges your perceptions and opens doors to wide-ranging graduate careers. You’ll find yourself discussing fascinating themes like social inequality, race and ethnicity, the nature of evil and the cult of celebrity. **How you will learn**You’ll learn through lectures, seminars, multimedia presentations, online collaboration, guest speakers, class debates and a thorough grounding in research methods, fieldwork and data collection. A broad choice of optional modules means you can focus on the issues that interest you most. **Opportunities and experiences**On some modules you can put your knowledge into practice in the workplace. You’ll enjoy a variety of fieldtrips and you can gain an international perspective on sociological issues with an optional exchange visit to Charles University in Prague.**Careers and employability**BA (Hons) Sociology develops impressive skills and insights, so it’s no surprise to find that our graduates fulfil their ambitions in successful careers including social and probation work, social research, marketing, counselling, welfare advice, and community work. **Did you know? We also offer this course:**- As part of a Joint Honours degree- With a Foundation Year

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • UCAS Tariff
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma

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Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

97th

About this University

The University of Derby is recognised for its teaching quality, rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. Industry-experienced lecturers, modern facilities, and opportunities for placements and study abroad combine to give students the practical skills, academic knowledge, and confidence to succeed in their chosen career.

Address

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Kedleston Road

Derby

DE22 1GB

UNITED KINGDOM