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Sociology (BSc)

Bachelor of Science
Length of course
3 years, starts September 2020
Course type
UCAS course code

About this course

A degree in sociology will start your journey to a career that makes a difference. Our expert lecturers will help you explore how our experiences are shaped by class, gender and race - and how this is changing in the 21st century. You’ll graduate with the ability to analyse social structures, ready to positively impact issues at a local, national and global level.

Sociology examines our world and seeks to understand how identities, relationships and practices are formed. You’ll have the option to specialise by studying modules in subjects like:

  • criminology

  • anthropology

  • politics

  • geography

  • languages

Your core modules will help you develop key knowledge and skills, including:

  • theoretical approaches and different perspectives in sociology

  • the relationship between individuals, groups and institutions

  • research methods in social sciences, including quantitative and qualitative research

As part of your degree you can:

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 241.18 KB).

Location and awarding body

The course location is Highfield campus in Southampton. The awarding body is University of Southampton.