Politics and Sociology BA (Hons)

University of Chester

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Course info

UCAS CODE LL23
Politics is a subject that confronts issues central in everyone’s lives. Politics at Chester is both theoretical and applied. It is about decision-making, conflict resolution and power. It explores the role of the state, government and institutions both domestically and internationally. Politics at Chester asks how we structure society and how society structures us. Moreover, it presents opportunities to engage with and critique ideas, as well as to apply theories to actual situations using ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

Sociology
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
20th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
72nd
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
54th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
Full Time
3 Years

Politics

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 - 82 = 18% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£16,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£19,000

Sociology

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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, November 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
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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
49%
Psychology
34%
English Literature
19%
English Language
18%
Religious Studies & Theology
17%

Politics

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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12,750 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: The tuition fees for international students studying undergraduate programmes in the 2021/22 academic year are £12,750. This fee is set for each year of study. There may be slight increase in the year 2022/23 entry..

International Students
International Fees
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How Sociology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 101 reviews

5 star 37%
4 star 46%
3 star 14%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 2,493 reviews

5 star 45%
4 star 40%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Chester
CUG ranking
72nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
With more than 180 years of educational heritage, the University of Chester offers a wide range of highly regarded single and combined-honours undergraduate degree courses, distributed across a selection of specialist sites. The university wants to deliver a purposeful student experience, while encouraging students to foster the skills and knowledge to develop as individuals, and the expertise and connections needed to play a valuable role in an ever-changing society. At each university location, students learn to take responsibility for their future by taking advantage of opportunities both inside and beyond their academic environments. The University of Chester provides a welcoming and inclusive learning environment, and takes pride in celebrating the diversity of life experiences each of its enrolled students brings to the university’s learning community.

Where you'll study

University of Chester

Parkgate Road Chester
Cheshire
CH1 4BJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Bache  0.5 miles away

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