The course is stimulating, innovative and exciting, and encourages you to critically analyse the world around you.

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    Overview

    Investigate the ways in which social life is organised, structured and experienced. Be inspired by an engaging sociology degree that is supported by interactive teaching and committed tutors.

    This transformative course will help you understand the social world and your place in it. Alongside taught modules, you will have the chance to engage in research.

    Opportunities to work with stakeholders, undertake work shadowing and volunteer in the community will widen your understanding of the world and enable you to gain practical experience which directly translates into employable skills.

    Why study Sociology?

    94% of our Sociology students were satisfied or very satisfied with their course overall (NSS 2021)

    Sociology is a fascinating subject that investigates the ways in which social life is organised, structured and experienced. On our course you will study a wide range of topics including social class and poverty, race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, crime and deviance, families, social order and social change.

    Our degree is designed to develop your 'sociological imagination' a transferable critical and analytical capacity which is valued by employers.

    Ranked 4th in the UK for student satisfaction Complete University Guide League Table 2022

    As you immerse yourself in sociology, you'll acquire a broad ranging and deep understanding of society, and of how everyday life connects to wider social issues. You’ll also explore how sociological knowledge is grounded in robust theory and research methods.

    93% of our Sociology students were in jobs or further study 15 months after completing their studies (Graduate Outcomes survey 2021)

    Through interactive teaching and our commitment to personal tutoring, we work hard to produce a vibrant, supportive and inclusive learning community so that you have every opportunity to reach your full potential.

    Whether you already have a particular career in mind or you want to study sociology purely for your passion for the subject, our course will inspire you to look at sociology from a different perspective and help you gain the transferable skills needed for employment or further study.