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Sociology (BSc)

Award
Bachelor of Science
Duration
3 years
Course Type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
UCAS Course code
L300

About this course

A sociology degree 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.

This BSc Sociology course 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:

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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Changes due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2021 to 2022. We're working hard to plan for a number of possible scenarios. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

Find out more on our COVID advice page.

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