Media Studies and Sociology BA (Hons)

Bangor University

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( 4.5) 2132 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE LP33
Sociology - This Sociology course, investigates social life and the way it shapes peoples behaviour, beliefs and identity. Its subject matter ranges from examination of the face-to-face interactions of daily life to large-scale social institutions, social movements and global processes. By understanding the social world, we gain a better understanding of ourselves and our own social situations.Media Studies - This exciting course is aimed at students who want to study Media Studies, including:... 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.
4th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
62nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
31st

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Media Studies

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 - 93 = 7% 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

Media Studies graduate salary at this uni
£16,000
UK Media Studies graduate salary
£17,000

Sociology

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, June 2019

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

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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
Sociology
32%
Music
31%
Psychology
26%
History
25%
Religious Studies & Theology
20%

Media Studies

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,000 per year
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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
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,000 per year
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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.
£9,000 per year
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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.
£9,000 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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International Students
International Fees
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How Media Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 21 reviews

5 star 58%
4 star 33%
3 star 9%
2 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 2,132 reviews

5 star 63%
4 star 28%
3 star 8%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
Bangor University
CompUniGuide ranking
62nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.5)
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Bangor University achieved a Gold Award for ‘outstanding teaching’ in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Based between the mountains and the sea in north Wales, Bangor University has over 11,000 students studying a wide range of subjects including Accounting & Finance, Forestry and Conservation, Law, Music, Ocean Sciences, English Literature and Language, Medical Sciences, Nursing, and Zoology. Bangor University came within the top 10 in the University of the Year category at the 2019 Whatuni Student Choice Awards, and this success is reflected in comments left by our student reviewers, many of whom have nothing but great things to say about their entire time studying at Bangor. Bangor students on Whatuni say: “ONCE IN A LIFETIME. Amazing course, amazing location. Incredible lecturers, incredible facilities. Honestly don't know what else you could want.

Where you'll study

Bangor University

Bangor University
Bangor, Gwynedd
LL57 2DG United Kingdom Nearest train station: Bangor   0.3 miles away

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