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Main entry requirements
ABB or BBB with a relevant EPQ A level General Studies, Critical Thinking and Citizenship
Check with the Department on acceptable subjects
128 UCAS tariff points from 3 A levels or 3 A levels and 1 EPQ
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers74%
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Tuition fee & financial supportNot available
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- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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This well-established course is concerned with important contemporary topics and debates such as cultural and socioeconomic transformations, family life, social stratification, gender and sexuality, race relations and new ethnicities, migration, human rights, citizenship and cosmopolitan identity, governance, media and communications and crime and insecurity. Throughout the course, emphasis is placed on developing the global dimensions of sociological analysis. City has one of the largest and best-known Departments of Sociology in London. We offer innovative and relevant degrees that provide a firm foundation in key sociological theories and debates, including race relations and ethnicity, crime and criminal justice and media and communications. Our academics are leaders in their fields and bring their internationally recognised scholarship and research into their teaching. BSc (Hons) in Sociology examines the organisation of contemporary societies and explores the opportunities and structural inequalities that define our everyday lives. You will have the opportunity to study topics such as the following: Social class and social mobility, 'Race' and ethnicity, Gender, Culture, Identity, Inequality and intersectionality, Migration, Media and Crime and criminology. You will have the opportunity to appreciate the complex interplay between local and global forces, with particular reference to life in the 21st century metropolis, which - in our case - is London. This course will develop your critical thinking and skills in the analysis, interpretation and production of social data.
First year core modules include: Research@CitySociology, Researching society: Qualitative Methods, Classical social theory, Lies, damn lies and statistics and Producing social data. Second year core modules are@ Doing Sociology: Qualitative Methods and Contemporary Social Theory. You must then pick at least two core elective modules from: Understanding Social Change, Sociology of Race and Racism and Culture and Society. In your final year you study a core project module. You must then pick at least two core elective modules from: Work and Workers in the 21st Century, Emotions, Identities and Relationships and Food, Culture and Society. Throughout all three years you will have the choice of elective modules from across all our sociology specialisms (Media, Cultural and Creative Industries and Criminology) as well as International Politics, Psychology and Music.
Ranked first in London for student satisfaction (The Complete University Guide 2017), in the top 15 in the UK for graduate prospects (The Times and Sunday Times University League Table 2017) and among the top four per cent of universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015), City is a leading global institution located in the heart of London committed to academic excellence and focused on business and the professions.
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