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Psychology and Sociology BSc (Hons)

Solent University (Southampton)

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UCAS CODE: PAS1

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This is a contemporary and exciting course which combines the disciplines of sociology and psychology for students to develop the knowledge, application and skills to understanding the complexity of individuals and the societies in which they live.The curriculum includes key areas of psychology and sociology, you will study subjects such as education; crime; social behaviours; therapy and counselling, power, politics and identity, education, media, social inequalities, migration and race and ethnicity. You will develop scientific approaches to researching key issues from a sociological and psychological perspective. These topics, which include research methods, problem solving and manipulation of data, provide useful tools for a range of careers in healthcare, public sector, leadership, organisations, law enforcement, finance, research and IT.This degree emphasises the practical application of psychology and sociology, with real-world assessments integrated throughout. You’ll also have the option to undertake work-based learning as part of your studies. In sociology modules you will reflect on real issues such as community empowerment, equity in the workplace, applied sociology in work environments.To reflect the wide range of careers that are open to graduates, the course can be tailored with optional units that suit your specific ambitions.Solent is home to dedicated psychophysiological recording equipment, eye-tracking facilities and psychology labs.**What does this course lead to?**Solent psychology and sociology graduates can be found in a wide range of different roles and industries. Recent graduates have gone onto careers in mental health support, clinical psychology, therapeutic practice and children’s health.Graduates who wish to go on to become chartered and registered psychologists would need to undertake postgraduate study in their chosen field.**Who is this course for?**Solent's BSc (Hons) Psychology and Sociology degree is ideal for those interested in human behaviour and everyday social interactions and those who want to ask critical questions about the communities they live in. By studying both psychology and sociology you will develop a diverse set of skills and knowledge that are transferrable to a range of careers.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 13,800per year

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University information

Solent University (Southampton)

  • University League Table

    119th

  • Campus address

    Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Southampton, SO14 0YN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    115th out of 118 4

    90th out of 105

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    109 53%

    84th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    34 34%

    111th

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    12th

    41
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    104 54%

    73rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    18th

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