Politics and Sociology BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Cardiff University

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Course info

UCAS CODE LL32
Many students find studying a joint honours programme stimulating and rewarding as they are able to observe both similarities and differences between the two subjects. By combining Politics and sociology, you will gain a variety of transferable skills and knowledge beneficial for your future.The field of politics allows you to explore how parliaments and governments function and evaluate political ideas such as power, freedom, democracy, conflict, legitimacy or accountability as well as ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Sociology
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
36th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
30th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
25th

Start date and duration

Start date
26-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 - 95 = 5% 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
£19,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£20,000

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, July 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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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
45%
Psychology
30%
Music
24%
History
24%
English Literature
24%

Politics

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,000 per year
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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
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£17,450 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£17,450 per year
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International Students
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How Sociology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 73 reviews

5 star 24%
4 star 56%
3 star 20%
2 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 1,243 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 54%
3 star 11%
2 star 1%
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Where you'll study

Cardiff University

30-36 Newport Road Cardiff
CF24 0DE United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cardiff Queen Street  0.1 miles away

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