B.A. Sociology and Economics (Hons)

University of Kent
In Canterbury (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (England)
Description

Sociology provides ways of making sense of a world undergoing unprecedented social change and uncertainty. This programme from the University of Kent provides you with an understanding of core traditions and contemporary developments in sociological thinking and research. It also features a range of specialist areas such as race and ethnic identity, sociological approaches to violence, terrorism and society, new media technologies, the sociology of health, sex and gender and the sociology of science and technology.

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Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
01 September 2016
Canterbury
CT2 7PE, Kent, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Sociology
Economics
University

Course programme

Course Content

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

  • Statistics for Economics and Business
  • Sociology of Everyday Life
  • Fundamentals of Sociology
  • Sociological Theory: The Classics
  • Principles of Economics
  • Mathematics for Economics and Business Mode A
  • Mathematics for Economics and Business Mode B
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Modern Culture

Stage 2

Possible modules may include:

  • Contemporary Sociological Theory
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
Year abroad

The Year Abroad option available with this degree programme is an excellent opportunity to experience learning in a different cultural context and educational setting; providing the opportunity to develop your skills, confidence and networks internationally.

The Year Abroad is subject to availability and you must also meet the academic and attendance requirements, usually achieving an average mark of 60% at Stage 2, plus satisfactory attendance and coursework submission records.

See our A-Z course list for more details or contact our Go Abroad team. Subject to availability, work placements can be undertaken anywhere in the world.

Stage 3

Possible modules may include:

  • Quantitative Economics
  • Policy Analysis
  • Environmental Economics, Institutions and Policy
  • The Public Sector
  • The Economics of Money and Banking
  • Development Economics
  • Economics Dissertation
  • Econometrics 2: Topics in Time Series
  • Economic Integration in the EU
  • Economics of the Labour Market
  • Games for Economics and Business
  • Industrial Economics
  • International Finance
  • International Trade
  • Monetary Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Economics of Finance