What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
104 UCAS points at A2
104 UCAS points
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers93%
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
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How does society work? What makes one society different from another? Develop the ability to critically reflect on, discuss and write about topical social issues from a local, national and international perspective on this fascinating, relevant degree. You’ll develop an understanding of key sociological theorists and important sociological issues - and the emphasis on studying these in an international context will be particular useful if you plan to study or work overseas. You’ll graduate with a real understanding of world issues - vital for graduates, wherever you choose to work. Many of our sociology graduates go onto postgraduate study including teacher training, Masters level study and doctorate research. The degree develops graduate employability skills enabling our students to go into areas such as education, criminal justice, welfare services, government, counselling, charities and the voluntary sector, community development work, probation officers, social researchers, social work and journalism. Indeed the British Sociological Association (BSA) declares that 'a very wide range of employers see a sociology degree as highly relevant'.
Year 1: Core Modules: Sociological ways of thinking, Doing social research. Optional Modules: Media and culture, Youth, Identity and Difference, Childhood inequalities, Crime and Society, Communities, cultures, and identities, Education for everyone?, State and Society; Europe 1815-1914, Volunteering and community action, Peer led outreach education, Elective (such as a Language) Year 2: Core Modules: Contemporary Thinkers, Innovative Research. Optional Modules: Understanding Interpersonal Violence, Sociology of Religion, The Sociology of Social Movements, Sociology and Education, Diversity and inclusion in Education, Diversity and Inclusive Practice with Children and Adults, Perceptions of crime and punishment in England 1700-1900, Community history project, Philosophy of science and social theory, Mentoring in the community Year 3: Core Modules: Dissertation in Sociology. Optional Modules: Sexy bodies; sexuality and the body, Sociology of Disability, Sociology of childhood, Suspect populations and insecure spaces, Sex, Violence and Strategies, Human Trafficking and ‘Modern Day’ Slavery, Student Initiated Module, Thatcher’s Britain 1979-1990, Public space in the city: a social and cultural history c.1850-1910
UCLan is a 'modern' university, created in 1992, but its roots go back to 1828 with the founding of the 'Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge'. There are 102 different nationalities represented among UCLan's international and domestic student body. At UCLan, we want to give students the advantage they need through teaching and support to achieve their ambitions.
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