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UCAS CODE: CL83

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Queen Margaret University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Who are we, and how do we shape our world? On this course you’ll explore both the nature of the individual and society. You’ll learn the critical thinking skills that discerning employers are looking for in a variety of fields including business, health, media, education, social care and management.Studying psychology and sociology will allow you to explore a large and fascinating world – the fundamental nature of human beings and how that nature shapes our social environment. You’ll engage with debates about the practical, theoretical and ethical issues associated with the use of different methodologies, paradigms and methods of analysis applied in each of the disciplines, and their relevance and value for different communities and publics.Are you fascinated by human nature, by who we are and how we interact? Do you want to understand what impacts the shape of society around us and how it could be changed for the better? Then you will enjoy our joint course in psychology and sociology as it provides a challenging and stimulating environment for exploring these questions around the individual and society.In this course you will learn to use social scientific methods and evidence to make sense of human behaviour. You’ll learn how to think and write critically, giving you skills that can be valuable in many fields. You’ll be given opportunities to go into communities and apply your skills and knowledge in a real-world context and reflect upon the ways in which psychological and sociological knowledge can effect real change in people’s everyday lives.This course is being revalidated for 2020 and therefore there may be some changes to the programme.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Queen Margaret University Drive, Musselburgh, Edinburgh, EH21 6UU, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    62nd out of 118 6

    28th out of 102 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    130 60%

    49th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    86th

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    130 66%

    35th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    41st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%

    8th

    4

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