Year of entry
4 year full-time
Foundation year UCAS codes are available on the honours degree pages. Visit mmu.ac.uk/foundation for a full list of degrees available with an integral foundation year.
Tuition fees for the 2018/19 academic year are still being finalised for all courses. Please see our general guide to our standard undergraduate tuition fees.
Optional Estimate: £600How are these costs calculated?
All of the books required for the course are available from the library. The University also has PC labs and a laptop loan service. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop up to £100 each year for books and printing.
Department of Sociology
This course is undergoing a review over the next year which may mean a change to the course title and units of study.
Each year we accept hundreds of student onto Foundation Year courses who have the ability to study at degree level but who don't have the qualifications to enter directly onto an honours degree. Each Foundation Year is an integral part of a specific degree course; the content is tailored to prepare you for your chosen degree so that you start Year 1 of your linked honours degree with confidence.
Once you have successfully passed your Foundation Year you will progress directly onto Year 1 of your linked honours degree.
Below is a list of the linked honours degrees for Sociology with a Foundation Year.
- BA (Hons) Sociology
- BA (Hons) Criminology
- BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology
- BA (Hons) Philosophy / Sociology
- BA (Hons) Criminology / Politics
Applicants interested in studying one of the BSc (Hons) Quantitative Methods Routes but wishing to start with a Foundation Year will need to apply via the BA (Hons) route initially.
- BSc (Hons) Sociology with Quantitative Methods
- BSc (Hons) Criminology with Quantitative Methods
- BSc (Hons) Criminology and Sociology with Quantitative Methods
For more information about each linked degree please see the Department of Sociology website and choose a course from the 'Single and Joint Honours Courses' list.