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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 4 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 14100 per year

All study options

About Sociology at Bournemouth University

Why study BA (Hons) Sociology at BU?

  • This robustly academic social science course integrates global perspectives, providing a broader outlook and understanding of issues in society  
  • Develop a versatile skillset - this degree will prepare you for a wide variety of careers thanks to the analytical and communication skills you’ll acquire throughout your course
  • Choose from either a 30-week ‘sandwich’ placement, or a shorter four-week placement – which could give you a professional skillset and crucial contacts as well as potentially making you more employable
  • Develop your own piece of research based on a topic that interests you, or aligns itself with your future career or study plans, in your final year dissertation 
  • Learn from expert social scientists in fields including society and social formation, social anthropology, criminology, cultural diversity and social welfare - 100% of our students think our sociology staff are good at explaining things. 

What can you achieve with a sociology degree?

Sociology is rapidly becoming more relevant in our contemporary world and as a result, the number and range of possible job opportunities have escalated. Develop skills suitable for a range of job opportunities in culture, media, teaching, research, human resources, and public and business services.   

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 14100 per year

Notes about fees for this course

  • Placement year: £850

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/ug-funding

Entry requirements

For September 2021 and September 2022 entry: 104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM.

Required subjects: All subjects considered.

International entry requirements: For September 2021 and September 2022 entry: If English is not your first language, you will need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading or writing and 5.5 in all other components or equivalent. 

Don't meet the entry requirements?

Consider a Foundation or Pathway course at Bournemouth University to prepare for your chosen course:

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