Digital Media and Society BA (Hons)

University of Sheffield

Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2) 1001 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE L391
It is unique in offering you the opportunity to develop a broad understanding of the relationship between digital media and society. You will also learn how to make digital media products (such as websites and animations) that focus on the needs of the user and to use innovative digital methods to research digital media in society. You will study the human consequences of digital media developments, the ways in which social factors shape these developments and the various domains in which... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

Sociology
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
56th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
30th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
14th

Start date and duration

Start date
28-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Sociology

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Sociology graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK Sociology graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2019

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Sociology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
38%
Sociology
33%
English Literature
33%
Psychology
26%
Law
17%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Domestic. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Other UK. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within England. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Scotland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Wales. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Northern Ireland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within the European Union. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£17,600 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
This is the fee you pay if you are an International student. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.

Latest Sociology reviews

Sociology
E
Emily
13 Feb 19

Sociology BA (Hons)

I love being at uni and the culture of it however I feel we get very little info on what we're meant to be doing for...
M
Mia
30 Jan 19

Review breakdown

Overall rating
  • Overall Rating
  • Students' Union
  • Clubs and Societies
  • Accommodation
  • Uni Facilities
  • Course and Lecturers
  • City Life
  • Job Prospects
  • Student Support

How Sociology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 21 reviews

5 star 43%
4 star 43%
3 star 10%
2 star 0%
1 star 4%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 1,001 reviews

5 star 36%
4 star 50%
3 star 13%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

University of Sheffield

Western Bank
Sheffield
S10 2TN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Sheffield  0.7 miles away

Thinking of studying in Sheffield?

Check out our Sheffield city guide

Other courses you might like

Compare Digital Media and Society BA (Hons) at University of Sheffield against all the unis listed above.