Politics and Sociology BA (Hons)

University of Chester

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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

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Uni rankings

Sociology
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
25th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
60th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
69th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-23
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
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Source: IDP Connect, November 2022

Entry requirements
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Access to HE Diploma
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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 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
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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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University of Chester
CUG ranking
60th
Student rating
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( 4.2)
With more than 180 years of educational heritage, the University of Chester offers a wide variety of highly regarded single and combined honours undergraduate and postgraduate courses across a range of specialist sites. Students are not only there to get a degree at the University of Chester, but will also learn how to apply their learning in the wider world and engage with local, national and global conversations. Their Citizen Student Strategy has been designed to provide students with the inspiration, challenge and opportunity to be the best they can be and build an exciting future. The University provides a welcoming and inclusive learning environment and celebrates the diversity of life experiences each student brings to the University 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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