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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    LSBU Main Site - Southwark Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course will provide you with a richer understanding of the complexity and diversity of modern life. Sociology explores human societies, cultures and behaviour from a global perspective. You'll study cultural diversity and the construction of social identities based on sexuality, religion, race, gender and class.

Career opportunities

A sociology degree gives you the freedom to choose any number of career paths, including teaching, social work, marketing, public administration, the voluntary sector, social research, public relations, advertising, management, and media-related work, including journalism and programme research.

However, it is the social and welfare profession – working as a social workers or a counsellor – which is probably the most popular career choice for sociology graduates. Counsellors spend time with people, generally on a one-to-one basis, helping them to talk about themselves in a safe and confidential environment. Social workers provide support and assistance to a host of individuals, families and groups, from the homeless to people with learning and physical disabilities.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,470per year

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

University information

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London South Bank University

  • University League Table

    89th

  • Campus address

    London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, Southwark, SE1 0AA, England

The London advantage: LSBU is in the heart of the action in the most diverse city in the world, with accommodation on campus.
Major investment in LBSU’s London campus has delivered unique and modern facilities to improve students’ learning experience.
Employability focused. With a careers support and a Jobshop on campus, students can get expert advice and a head start on their career.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 102 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    96 49%

    97th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    44th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    36th

    59

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