BSc SociologyAston University
Price on request
- Birmingham (England)
What you'll learn on the course
3 years full time or 4 years with integrated placement year
UCAS Code: L300
A-levels: BBB from 3 A-levels. General Studies accepted.
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IB: 32-33 points in the IB diploma including TOK/Bonus points. Standard level Maths and English 5 required.
Access: Pass Access to HE Diploma with Merit in each module. Humanities or Social Sciences Access course preferred, but other courses considered on an individual basis.
BTEC: National Extended Diploma DDD. Mix of Diploma/ Subsidiary Diploma/A-levels acceptable.
We accept a wide range of UK, EU and International qualifications: please contact us for further advice.
Specific subject requirements:
GCSE English Language and Maths Grade C.
Tuition fees 2015/16: £9,000 (£1,000 during placement year) for UK/EU students. £13,500 (£2,500 during placement year) for overseas students. More on fees.
Applicants receiving offers are invited to an open day.
Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification. Find out more about our English language requirements.
Subject guide and modules
Our Sociology course will provide you with an in-depth understanding of social processes, inequalities, organisational dynamics and inter-group relationships. It combines an introduction to specific skills such as research design, use of comparative method, written and oral presentation with an emphasis on social change. Strengths of the programme include its research-led nature and focus on key contemporary social issues, social policy and decision making, global trends and international comparisons.