What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers100%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- 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
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
Our Sociology degree is concerned with understanding the relationships between people in contemporary societies. We cover compelling issues such as equality, social justice and the impact of living in diverse populations. Through robust research methods, you'll develop analytical skills and will become competent in computing, communication, data analysis, presenting and problem solving. Throughout your course, you'll have the opportunity to engage in subjects such as: drug use, education, homelessness and surveillance. When you finish the course, you'll be capable of independent judgement, self-reflection and critical debate. You will also be ready to put your degree into practice with immediate effect, having been given many opportunities to complete relevant placements in the real world of work.
Year 1 (Core) Sociological Theory and Practice 1 Sociological Theory and Practice 2 Studying Social Life Sociology of Policy and Problems Year 1 (Options) Big Brother is Watching You! Surveillance and Security Comparative Sociology: Studying Other Cultures Theory and Practice of Mentoring Security by Design Introductory Volunteering: Social Action and Change Crime and Deviance Year 2 (Core) Sociological Theory and Practice 3 Sociological Theory and Practice 4 Researching Social Life Equality Matters Y ear 2 (Options) Volunteering Action and Experience 2 The Life Course 1 The Life Course 2 Professional Practice Placement An Anthropology of Evil: Deviance, Conformity, Morality and Responsibility Year 3 (Core) Dissertation Year 3 (Options) Theory and Practice of Mentoring Global Sociology 1 Global Sociology 2 Why Is It Kicking Off Everywhere? Protest, Resistance and Policing Doing Drugs: Policing Illegal Drug Use Forensic Anthropology Professional Practice Placement
Staffordshire University puts students at the heart of everything it does, boasting impressive learning and social facilities across its campuses. Two brand new student spaces have just opened - one a 24-hour facility where students can relax, study or meet with friends. Our demographic has a diverse mix of students of all ages; in 2012 an entire family graduated here on the same day.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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