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Sociology and Politics BA (Hons)

University of Kent

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    17-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Are you curious about how societies work, develop and transform? Do you follow current affairs and political events? You can pursue these interests further on our Sociology and Politics joint honours programme.The School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research offers a large choice of specialist modules on race, social change, criminal justice, disability and the arts. Our academics are internationally recognised for their expertise in sociological theory and their varied research gives you the opportunity to study diverse areas ranging from street culture to terrorism.Our modules and creative forms of assessment are designed to stimulate your thinking and prepare you for a job market looking for versatile and innovative individuals.Politics at Kent encourages you to think critically about political events, ideas and institutions while engaging with the key issues of today.In your first year, you study the fundamentals of sociology and political science. You learn how to conduct and apply qualitative and quantitative sociological research and are introduced to empirical research methods for political science.During all stages of your studies, you have the opportunity to choose specialist modules that suit your interests and include topics like international conflict and cooperation, conservatism, gender, political change, crime, race, violence and work.In your final year of study, there is an option to take a dissertation module on a subject of your choice. This allows you to focus in detail on an area you are particularly passionate about.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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17,400per year

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University information

University of Kent

  • University League Table

    50th

  • Campus address

    University of Kent, Recruitment and Admissions Office, Registry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, England

A range of scholarships for international students, including GREAT Scholarships for students from China, India, Malaysia, Nigeria, Kenya and Thailand.
Kent offers globally recognised degrees, and has a diverse student community representing over 159 nationalities.
Kent provides excellent support for international students, including English language training and academic study support.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 86 11

    29th out of 105 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    107 52%

    55th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    46th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    56th

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    111 58%

    61st

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    20th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    76th

    6

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