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Social Policy and Sociology 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

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BA Social Policy and Sociology Joint Honours degree at Birmingham, will give you a broad grounding in the major approaches to two disciplines and provide you with an excellent opportunity to explore the social changes reshaping the world today.The degree will provide you with 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; the impact of the media and information technologies; and new forms of politics. In addition to these 'big picture' social theories we place a strong emphasis on developing social science research skills – so valued by employers – with research methods training in each year.On the Social Policy and Sociology BA, you will get the chance to take part in a range of in-house activities that vary by year. Examples of activities include:- An annual Student Conference- The Research Assistance Scheme, where students are paired with a member of staff to help them in specific research tasks - Simulation exercises using real case examples - Simulation events and research visits to local and national places of interest

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

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

A member of the Russell Group, Birmingham is a research-intensive institution. Its world-leading academics have included 11 Nobel Prize winners.
A diverse and global community, with over 8,500 international students from approximately 150 countries.
In the glorious heart of England, Birmingham is a diverse, modern and exciting city with a long cultural and intellectual heritage.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 45 5

    41st out of 105 24

  • Entry standards

    / Max 191
    139 72%

    10th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    3rd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.59 72%

    42nd

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    142 74%

    17th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    29th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    90th

    33

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