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Sociology with Criminology (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

University of East London

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Docklands Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**This programme is designed to give you the opportunity to:**• Enjoy a stimulating and engaging introduction to a broad range of multidisciplinary contemporary social science learning and teaching.• Develop the necessary practical, intellectual and communication core skills necessary for the study of various disciplines in preparation for Level 4.• Build on the personal attributes necessary for independent learning and study to form the basis of future skill development in level 4.• Prepare for a successful transition to a full degree course.• Stimulate engagement and participation in the learning process and make use of constructive feedback for personal development.• Enable completion of Level 3 within the academic year.• Prepare for future employability and enhance personal and professional development. **What you will learn****Knowledge**• The necessary personal and academic skills to be successful in Level 3 of a Social Sciences programme.• Subject-specific knowledge in your chosen area(s) of study.• How to manage one’s own learning, professional and personal development.• Skills of manipulation of knowledge to make an informed judgement.• How to work beyond routine and defined contexts.**Thinking skills** • How to apply what you have learnt to familiar contexts.• How to apply what you have learnt to unfamiliar contexts.• How to critically reflect on your own learning and performance.• How to identify different points of view in specified texts.• How to summarise arguments. • How to make informed judgements and distinguish between fact and opinion.• How to develop your own point of view in relation to specified texts.**Subject-Based Practical skills** • Skills of understanding and analysing social issues and the processes that underpin social change and stability in various communities.• Skills of understanding and analysing the different interpretations of national and world events.• Use of Information Technology and the Internet for information retrieval and presentation.• Present and interpret basic qualitative and quantitative data.• Ability to conduct informed debate on current social issues.**Skills for life and work (general skills)** • How to organise and manage a workload effectively .• How to locate and select sources of information for written work/research .• How to work collaboratively.• How to give oral presentations.• Learning how to apply skills gained both with autonomy and direct supervision.• Have the ability to understand the ethical implications of sociological enquiry.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,740per year

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University information

University of East London

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  • Campus address

    University of East London, Docklands Campus, 4-6 University Way, Newham, E16 2RD, England

One of the few universities in London with waterfront on-campus accommodation. Each student gets their en suite room with sunsets over Canary Wharf
Diversity – 150 different nationalities are represented on the University of East London campus.
Modules designed to give international students a unique competitive edge, with industry placement options to get a truly international experience.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    87th out of 105 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    91 47%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45.0 45%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%



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