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Sociology Degrees

Study Sociology Degrees

Sociology is a highly subjective area of study, that requires students to form their own opinions. Despite this subjectivity, the key definitions of sociology are ‘the science of society' or ‘the study of society'. The content of a sociology degree will differ slightly at each institution.

Your degree will encompass a wide range of topics, including the behaviour of humans as social beings, the patterns of human relationships and interaction, as well as gaining an insight on the different aspects of society through other social sciences, such as history, psychology and economics.

A sociology degree will require you to develop your knowledge in a variety of areas. These will include the sciences, humanities, mathematics, economics and history, among others. You will be given the opportunity to develop your higher education research skills, as well as gain experience of social life in the contemporary world.

Your modules will be delivered mainly as lectures and tutorials. Depending on your institution, you may have the chance to undertake some practical work either on campus, or as part of a placement off campus.

Sociology degrees in 2024

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Sociology BA

University of Alberta Canada

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Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons)

University of Derby United Kingdom

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Sociology BSc (Hons)

Swansea University United Kingdom

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Sociology and Economics BA (Hons)

University of Kent United Kingdom

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Political Science and International Relations Bachelor Degree

New Vision University Georgia

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Bachelor of Social Work Bachelor Degree

Griffith University Australia

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International Business Management BSc

Gisma University of Applied Sciences Germany

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Interaction Design BA

CODE University of Applied Sciences Germany

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Communication & Public Relations BA

EU Business School, Barcelona Spain

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Want to see postgraduate courses? See postgraduate degrees in Sociology

Don't meet the entry requirements for these courses? Learn more about pathway programme options.

Learn more about Sociology courses in our detailed subject guide.

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