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Sociology [with Placement year] BA (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Cambridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Look beneath the surface of everyday life on our full-time Sociology degree in Cambridge. Choose to study abroad for a semester, and get support to find work placements. Discover the complexity of modern societies and how they have developed, while gaining critical and analytical skills to impress future employers in careers including community development, policy making and social research.Join a course that ranked 2nd in the UK for student satisfaction in the The Complete University Guide 2020 and scored 94% for "Academic Support" in the National Student Survey 2019.Shape the course to your own career interests with optional modules including media, crime and sport.Study abroad for one Semester, and apply for funding to help cover the costThis course lets you look beneath the surface of the everyday life most people take for granted.By studying the work of classical sociologists, such as Weber and Marx, as well as contemporary issues like the risk society and the ‘spectre of individualism’, you’ll gain an understanding of why people live, work and interact in the ways that they do.You’ll also look at the complex social lives created by our increasingly global daily communications, and learn how these lives have come about and what they might mean for the future.As well as the fundamentals of sociology, our modules will give you the chance to explore your own areas of interest, such as the media, crime, social control, sport or nature and society.With opportunities to conduct your own community or workplace research, you’ll also gain valuable practical experience, as well as insights into different sociological methods and approaches to social issues.Course Leader: Rachel Ryder

Application deadline

15 January

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UCAS Points : 96

from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent).

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Anglia Ruskin University

  • University League Table

    117th

  • Campus address

    Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    97th out of 105 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    102 53%

    77th

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40.0 40%

    83rd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    53rd

    33

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