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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**BA (Hons) Sociology****This course ranked 100% for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2020.**Everybody has their own ideas about society, but how do we gain an accurate picture of what is really happening? Studying Sociology at Derby helps you analyse and understand the dramatic and diverse changes affecting our lives today.**Why choose this course?**Get to the heart of public debates: with BA (Hons) Sociology you’ll explore social dynamics, politics and culture, considering how we can bring about change for the better. This course develops you into an actively engaged citizen – with practical research skills, the ability to analyse arguments and the confidence to justify your opinions. Sociology at Derby received 96% overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2019.**Is this course for you?**Sociology is a fresh, engaging subject which challenges your perceptions and opens doors to wide-ranging graduate careers. You’ll find yourself discussing fascinating themes like social inequality, race and ethnicity, the nature of evil and the cult of celebrity. **How you will learn**You’ll learn through lectures, seminars, multimedia presentations, online collaboration, guest speakers, class debates and a thorough grounding in research methods, fieldwork and data collection. A broad choice of optional modules means you can focus on the issues that interest you most. **Opportunities and experiences**On some modules you can put your knowledge into practice in the workplace. You’ll enjoy a variety of fieldtrips and you can gain an international perspective on sociological issues with an optional exchange visit to Charles University in Prague.**Careers and employability**BA (Hons) Sociology develops impressive skills and insights, so it’s no surprise to find that our graduates fulfil their ambitions in successful careers including social and probation work, social research, marketing, counselling, welfare advice, and community work. **Did you know? We also offer this course:**- As part of a Joint Honours degree- With a Foundation Year

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,045per year

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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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