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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Queen Margaret University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    05-SEP-22

  • 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.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 7,000per 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

    88th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    83rd out of 118 21

    31st out of 105 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    155 75%

    19th

    30
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    38.0 38%

    104th

    51
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    111th

    25
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    139 72%

    23rd

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    57th

    49

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