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Sociology (Joint Honours) BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons)

University of Derby

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    J4SO

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    97th

    8
  • Subject Ranking

    53rd

    9 (Sociology)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    120

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    56

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.25

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA/BSc (H)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

**Sociology (Joint Honours)****Sociology hones your critical thinking, analytical and research skills – qualities which are valuable in many different careers. Combine it with another subject for an impressive addition to your CV****Two subjects, one degree**A Joint Honours degree adds variety and interest to your studies. Studying Sociology Joint Honours helps you to keep your career options open and marks you out as a versatile graduate with a broad portfolio of skills. You can combine Sociology Joint Honours with a wide range of subjects at Derby – the full list can be found in the subject options below. Please ensure you add the second subject you wish to combine with Sociology in the further details section when adding your choice in apply.**Why choose this course?**Everybody has their own ideas about society, but how do we gain an accurate picture of what is really happening? Studying sociology at Derby will help you analyse and understand the dramatic and diverse changes affecting our lives today. You'll look at key approaches to social dynamics, politics, and culture, consider how the modern world has developed and where it’s going, and explore how we can bring about change for the better. **Is this course for you?**A Joint Honours degree gives you the opportunity to study two subjects as one degree. This type of degree will broaden your skill set and enhance your career prospects. The course is structured around four avenues - crime and justice; culture and belief; politics and social justice; and young people and education - which you can combine to match your own interests.**How you will learn**You’ll learn through lectures, seminars, multimedia presentations, online collaboration, guest speakers and class debates. In addition to our scene-setting core modules, the choice of optional modules means you can focus on issues that match your intellectual interests and career aspirations. **Opportunities and experiences**There is the chance to study sociology abroad for one semester as part of our exchange programme with a number of American colleges and universities. Experience overseas showcases your resourcefulness, confidence and willingness to embrace new opportunities.**Careers and employability**Sociology offers a wide range of skills and insights, so it’s no surprise to find our graduates enjoying success in a variety of careers. Our graduates have used their degree to become teachers, lecturers, social workers, probation officers, civil servants, social researchers, business owners, marketeers, counsellors, charity workers, and community officers. **Did you know? We also offer this course:**- As a single honours degree

Entry Requirements

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UCAS Tariff
  • UCAS Tariff
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • Access to HE Diploma

Grades / Points

112–128

Details

For joint honours degree entry you will need to choose two subjects. The UCAS Points required for entry will depend on the subjects you choose to combine. The subject with the higher entry requirements will determine your offer. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offerYour offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma or equivalent L3 qualifications including any specific subjects for your chosen combination. We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification.

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£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