What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
30 points with no score less than 4
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 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£9,000
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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Sociology involves developing a means of analysing the ways in which we come to take for granted much about the world around us, and often involves challenging orthodox understandings through the rigorous collection and interrogation of evidence. The knowledge that sociology brings is thus often of public significance, and at Liverpool we have a long and vibrant tradition of connecting academic research and wider public issues. Here you will have many opportunities to apply Sociology, with many options for â??in situâ??, practical use of methods and theories in your own supported research. Walking lectures through the city, observations in public places, council meetings, court rooms, and on campus supplement and bring to life the material in lectures and seminars. Our department is over a century old and one of the first social science institutes in the UK. Early on it established itself as a centre of excellence for sociological, criminological, and policy thinking. We continue this proud tradition by keeping the subjects we teach relevant to a changing world and your aspirations within it.
Year 1: Social theory; social change and social policy in contemporary society 1; social change and social policy in contemporary society 2: changing inequalities; studying society; introduction to crime and society; controlling crime - an introduction. Year 2: Contemporary social theory: thinkers and perspectives; foundations of social inquiry; data analysis and presentation; research design and data collection. Year 3: Dissertation 2; dissertation 1; applied social research; social policy project: work-based learning; plus options chosen from modules such as; health, lifecourse and society; gender and crime; gender, the body and identity; the risk society: crime, security and public policy youth, crime, youth justice and social control; politics, social policy and the state; the cultural economy of cities; social control, order and the city.
Part of the Russell Group, the University of Liverpool is one of the oldest institutions in the country the original 'red brick' institution - with a rich history matching the wonderful city. Liverpool Guild of Students is a campaigning organisation, providing our membership with a huge range of opportunities to meet new people, gain skills and have fun.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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