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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Looking at life through a lens of inequality, difference and diversity, sociology at Plymouth brings real issues into sharp focus. Supported by a nationally renowned academic team, you’ll explore how topics such as health, media, crime and deviance, poverty, and gender shape our lives and experiences. You’ll develop key transferable skills that employers actively seek through a pioneering, well established, work-based learning programme and our international fieldtrip and exchange opportunities.* Learn from passionate and committed academics with active and wide-ranging research expertise.* Explore a wide-range of topics including sustainability, tourism, health and wellbeing, media, deviance, work and employment, gender and sexuality, global development, methodological innovations, philosophy of social science and food, culture and society.* Apply sociological theory to contemporary issues in an interactively taught environment.* Explore and experience first-hand the world beyond the classroom with national and international field trips and exchange opportunities.* Engage in a pioneering, well established work-based learning programme along with voluntary opportunities to enhance your employability.* Develop key transferable skills that employers actively seek through novel research methods training.* Benefit from studying with a faculty of highly regarded staff who engage in innovative and experiential learning spaces.* Experience varied and engaging assessment formats supported through personal tutoring.* Join a course where overall student satisfaction is consistently rated at over 90 per cent in the National Student Survey (NSS), as reported by UNISTATS. * Know that your teaching and learning is informed by prominent research, with 62 per cent of our research rated as world leading or internationally excellent.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    69th

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for its world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    40th out of 105 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    113 59%

    53rd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    13th

    44
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    45th

    44

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