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Sociology (Joint Honours) BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons)

University of Derby

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Sociology (Joint Honours)****Sociology hones your critical thinking, analytical and research skills – qualities which are valuable in many different careers. Combine it with another subject for an impressive addition to your CV****Two subjects, one degree**A Joint Honours degree adds variety and interest to your studies. Studying Sociology Joint Honours helps you to keep your career options open and marks you out as a versatile graduate with a broad portfolio of skills. You can combine Sociology Joint Honours with a wide range of subjects at Derby – the full list can be found in the subject options below. Please ensure you add the second subject you wish to combine with Sociology in the further details section when adding your choice in apply.**Why choose this course?**Everybody has their own ideas about society, but how do we gain an accurate picture of what is really happening? Studying sociology at Derby will help you analyse and understand the dramatic and diverse changes affecting our lives today. You'll look at key approaches to social dynamics, politics, and culture, consider how the modern world has developed and where it’s going, and explore how we can bring about change for the better. **Is this course for you?**A Joint Honours degree gives you the opportunity to study two subjects as one degree. This type of degree will broaden your skill set and enhance your career prospects. The course is structured around four avenues - crime and justice; culture and belief; politics and social justice; and young people and education - which you can combine to match your own interests.**How you will learn**You’ll learn through lectures, seminars, multimedia presentations, online collaboration, guest speakers and class debates. In addition to our scene-setting core modules, the choice of optional modules means you can focus on issues that match your intellectual interests and career aspirations. **Opportunities and experiences**There is the chance to study sociology abroad for one semester as part of our exchange programme with a number of American colleges and universities. Experience overseas showcases your resourcefulness, confidence and willingness to embrace new opportunities.**Careers and employability**Sociology offers a wide range of skills and insights, so it’s no surprise to find our graduates enjoying success in a variety of careers. Our graduates have used their degree to become teachers, lecturers, social workers, probation officers, civil servants, social researchers, business owners, marketeers, counsellors, charity workers, and community officers. **Did you know? We also offer this course:**- As a single honours degree

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,045per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 112 - 128

For joint honours degree entry you will need to choose two subjects. The UCAS Points required for entry will depend on the subjects you choose to combine. The subject with the higher entry requirements will determine your offer. We encourage you to outline all your qualifications and achievements in your application to provide us a full picture. Your offer will typically be based on your predicted and/or achieved grades from full level 3 qualifications or above e.g. A levels, BTEC Ext Diploma, Access to HE, etc. Any

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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning International Student Centre offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    58th out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    113 57%

    59th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    55th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    29th

    22

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