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Social Sciences (Sociology) (R23-SOC) BA (Hons)

Open University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    FEB-21

  • Duration

    3 - 6 Years

Course summary

This is one of several specialist routes available in our BA (Honours) Social Sciences (R23) degree. Alongside study of interdisciplinary social sciences, you’ll have the opportunity to explore how sociologists make sense of social worlds, investigating topical issues such as immigration, family relationships, sex surveys and social networking. On completion of your degree, you’ll be able to apply social theories and analytical techniques to a variety of topics that affect individuals and society. You’ll also acquire transferable skills highly valued by employers – opening up employment opportunities in private, public and voluntary sector organisations. **Key features of the course**- Specialise in sociology within a broad interdisciplinary social science degree- Learn how to apply cutting edge sociological ideas to a broad range of real world situations- Enhance your employability with valued skills, including analysing and evaluating evidence, and communicating specialist ideas and information to different audiences.- Develop skills in independent working and apply these in an extended essay based on a literature-based research project- Gain a degree directly relevant to careers where critical analysis is at a premium or involves understanding the workings of society, such as the civil service, local government, research and policy work. - Registration is expected to open in March 2020 for courses starting from October 2020.

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Open University

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    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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