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18 Sep 2023
Develop your critical, analytical and interpretive skills and forge a deeper understanding of the world around you.
As part of this course you’ll:
- Examine social theory, class, gender, culture, the media, globalisation, and urban sociology
- Learn about changes and tensions in society and come to recognise how and why they develop
- Complete a range of innovative and creative assessments and research-based assignments
- Pick from a variety of modules to shape your course to your career interests
Our careers advisors will be on hand to offer guidance on your future career and to help you recognise and sharpen your employability skills. This course will develop your transferable skills in team working, time management, and written and oral communications.
Our graduates have established rewarding careers in a variety of fields, including marketing, advertising, social work, teaching and with charity, voluntary and community groups.
Everything you need to know
Independent study is a crucial part of learning at university and you will be required to undertake many hours of self-directed research and reading, and preparation and writing of assessments. Your course is delivered through a number of modules, which will help you to plan your time and establish a study routine. Outside of your lectures, workshops and tutorials, a range of support is available to assist with your independent study. Our subject-specific librarians will be on hand to direct you to the specialist learning and study-skill resources. You’ll also be assigned an academic advisor to give you tailored feedback and support.
Our silver status in the latest Teaching Excellence Framework, reflects our commitment to deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.
Teaching & Learning
Gain a critical understanding and appreciation of sociology. You will learn sociological theories and research, giving you the ability to apply sociological insights to help with social issues and problems. The tabs below detail what and how you will study in each year of your course. The balance of assessments and overall workload will be informed by your core modules and the option modules you choose to study; the information provided is an indication of what you can expect and may be subject to change. The option modules listed are also an indication of what will be available to you. Their availability is subject to demand and you will be advised which option modules you can choose at the beginning of each year of study.