Social Policy and Sociology (BA (Hons))

University of Lincoln the United Kingdom

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BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 4 Years

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About Social Policy and Sociology at University of Lincoln

Social Policy and Sociology at Lincoln draws on a range of social science disciplines to offer an insight into the diverse and different social groups and structures that make up society.

At the forefront of contemporary social debates, this combined degree course of Social Policy and Sociology aims to analyse and critique the different social constructions of everyday social life. It allows students the opportunity to engage with key debates about social problems and welfare, alongside the study of sociological theory and research methods.

This degree offers an opportunity for students to engage in research-led teaching and get an insight into innovative academic theories and practices.

This course aims to offer a distinct range of modules, drawing upon the expertise of academics in the School of Social and Political Sciences and the wider University, in order to deliver an academically rigorous and contemporary programme.

The specialist modules taught are designed to enable students to advance their discipline-specific knowledge and also help enable them to develop a range of cognitive and practical skills, which may be relevant to a range of careers.

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  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 4 Years
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Entry requirements

Applicants should have a minimum of 280 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of two A Levels (or the equivalent). In addition to the minimum of two A Levels, other qualifications such as AS Levels, the Extended Project and the ASDAN CoPE for example, will be counted towards the 280 point requirement.

We also accept a wide range of other qualifications including the BTEC Extended Diploma, Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma, the European and International Baccalaureate Diplomas, and Advanced Diplomas. You can find tariff values on the UCAS website

Applicants will also be required to have at least three GCSEs at grade C or above (or the equivalent), including English Language.

Applications are welcomed from mature students who are studying towards an Access to Higher Education programme. A minimum of 45 level 3 credits at merit or above will be required. We will also consider applicants with extensive relevant work experience.

If you would like further information about entry requirements, or would like to discuss whether the qualifications you are currently studying are acceptable, please contact the Admissions team on 01522 886097, or email

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