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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

A degree in sociology will start your journey to a career that makes a difference. -Study abroad opportunities in Brazil, Canada or China -Make a change by collaborating with our Social Impact Lab -Home to the Work Futures Research Centre (WFRC) Join a community of students and active researchers making a real-world impact. We will support you to explore how our experiences are shaped by class, gender and race - and how this is changing in the 21st century. You’ll delve into topical global challenges driving the continuous debate that could ultimately become a catalyst for change. Your modules will be underpinned by up-to-date research from the Work Futures Research Centre which will support you to understand the relationship between sociological scholarship, and policy, and practice. Over the course of your degree you’ll develop your knowledge and skills in research methods, including, quantitative and qualitative research, and theoretical approaches. With a research-led approach you will graduate with the skills you need to contribute your unique perspective to the field. You’ll benefit from specialist modules, employability workshops and one-to-one support from experienced sociologists to support you to select modules that align with your interests and career ambitions. You’ll graduate with the ability to analyse social structures. Ready to positively impact policy and practice at a local, national and global level.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,300per 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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A level : ABB

Typical offer: ABB If you are taking an EPQ in addition to 3 A levels, you will receive the following offer in addition to the standard A-level offer: BBB to include grade A in the EPQContextual offer: BBBWe are committed to ensuring that all learners with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a learner’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. Ap


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University information

University of Southampton

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  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 8,200 EU and international students.
Southampton’s Students Union has over 40 cultural and international groups to connect international communities in a social setting.
Specialist careers support and paid year in employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 105 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    142 66%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.62 72%



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