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Main entry requirements
General Studies is not usually accepted.
You will also require GCSE English Language and GCSE Maths at grade 4 or above (for pre-2017 GCSEs, grade 4 equates to C grade). General Studies is not usually accepted.
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 offers75%
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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This programme is offered by the Department of History, Politics & Social Sciences. Sociology is an innovative and vibrant subject offering students the opportunity to study courses covering a range of issues from popular culture to social justice, from gender and identity to global relations. A broad foundation in sociological thinking and theory is offered while also supporting you to pursue your own ideas and interests through focused research. The psychology component of the programme seeks to understand mind and behaviour through experimentation, observation and measurement. This includes the study of perception, memory and emotion in adults and children; the socio-psychological processes that shape our relationships with each other and society; the development of language, behaviour, personality and thought in children; the biological processes that underpin behaviour; and the causes and treatment of abnormal behaviour. Ranking Our sociology degrees are ranked 1st in London for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017 Our psychology degrees are ranked within the top 5 in London for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017 Outcomes The aims of the programme are: To enhance understanding of important and controversial issues in society, including debates about gender, ethnicity, crime and deviance, social justice, global politics and cultural production and consumption To gain an understanding of brain, behaviour and experience, and of their complex interactions To provide a supportive and stimulating learning environment which promotes the intellectual and personal development of students.
In order to obtain a degree from the University of Greenwich, students must undertake and pass 120 credits per year. In the first year of the degree, students take 3 30 credit and 2 15 credit modules. These include core courses (Inequality and Social Change terms 1&2; Self in Society term 1; Applying Sociology term 2; Introduction to Psychology and one option from Introduction to Applied Psychology (30 credits) or Introduction to Counselling (30 credits) In the following year, students will undertake 2 15 credit core courses (Researching Society and Culture term 1 and Working in Sociology term 2), three 30 credit cores (Key Thinkers; Developmental and Social Psychology; Individual Differences and Abnormal Psychology In the final year, students will take two 15 credit core courses (Gender Race and Crime; Gender and Sexuality) and must choose 30 more credits from Sociology and 60 credits from Psychology options Please note these courses may be subject to change.
The University of Greenwich offers students a chance to study at a choice of incredible locations on London’s doorstep. With a campus on a recognised World Heritage Site and our modern facilities in the new award–winning £76 million Stockwell Street development in the heart of Greenwich, open playing fields setting in Avery Hill in Eltham and the easily commutable Medway Campus in Chatham Maritime – the University of Greenwich has many advantages. And that’s without mentioning all the teaching, programmes, diversity, buzz and employment opportunities on offer.
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