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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

- Develop techniques for collecting, analysing and interpreting numerical and visual data.- Communicate evidence and arguments to a range audiences using written, oral, online and visual formats.- Work independently and with others, acting on feedback and managing time effectively.The course aims to provide you with the core knowledge and skills found within sociology. You learn to creatively and critically question the contemporary social world, developing arguments to challenge forms of prejudice including an awareness of personal views and ethical issues.**How you learn**Rather than deliver a purely abstract course, the sociology team make use of theoretical contexts to understand real-world issues. The majority of the modules offered are based on the expertise and research interests of staff, who blend their specialist interests with their teaching.**You learn through**- lectures- seminars- small-group teaching- personal supervision- guest speakers- coursework- reports- reviews- presentations- portfolios- exams- final year dissertationThere are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universities with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus programme (subject to the UK’s continued participation in the Erasmus programme following the Brexit transition period).**Applied learningWork placements**Many students opt to go on an eight-week structured work placement in their second year. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. Past students have worked in an area of health, education, justice, human relations or the voluntary sector.**Study abroad**You can study abroad for one semester in your second year at one of our partner universities. Examples of our current partner institutions include Georgia Southern University in the US, Trent University and Carleton University in Canada, Queensland University of Technology, LaTrobe University and Deakin University in Australia, University of Jyvaskyla in Finland, Tallinn University in Estonia, the University of Warsaw in Poland, and Aahus University in Denmark.**Networking opportunities**The sociology course provides extensive support to help develop your full potential. All sociology students are allocated an academic adviser who will help you throughout your course and provide a useful link after graduation.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per year

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

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UCAS Points : 112

This must include at least 64 points from two A levels, or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. For example:BBC at A Level.DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS Levels, EPQ and general studies.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    68th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    108 55%

    75th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    49 49%

    73rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    17th

    2

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