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Politics and Sociology with Year Abroad BA (Hons)

University of Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our BA in Politics and Sociology brings together two subjects that are intrinsically linked within society. This course will prepare you to tackle a wide range of pressing issues within politics and society and provide an excellent opportunity for you to explore the social changes reshaping the world today. Your experience of studying in a foreign country will help to increase confidence and give you a different academic perspective. We have exchange partners both across Europe and internationally.This degree provides the knowledge and skills to critically engage with key issues facing contemporary societies including globalisation; the changing nature of work and the family; gender roles and sexuality; multiculturalism; and the impact of the media and information technologies.Politicals looks at how power is exercised, how political decisions are made, and who these decisions are made by. On this programme you will learn about campaigns, elections, protest movements, policy issues and political ideals. You will explore different political arguments, rival theories and alternative explanations, whilst developing your skills in analytical and critical enquiry, debating and self-motivation.

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    14th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

The University of Birmingham is a founding member of the elite Russell Group of UK universities.
Based in the second largest city in the UK, Birmingham offers an outstanding international student experience.
The university has a vibrant international student community and is home to over 10,000 international students from approximately 150 countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    28th out of 84 3

    50th out of 105 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    151 72%

    20th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    29th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.44 69%

    79th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    146 68%

    19th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    36.0 36%

    85th

    56
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.36 67%

    99th

    9

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