Politics and Sociology BSc (Hons)

Aston University, Birmingham

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


Course info

UCAS CODE LL42
**Aston University is The Guardians University of the Year 2020.****Course outline**As a student on the BSc (Hons) Politics and Sociology course, you’ll have the opportunity to explore political topics going beyond the UK and Europe, covering North America, South Asia, China, Japan or the emerging global powers. You will acquire the ability to analyse and understand political problems, socio-cultural change and political institutions and structures.On the sociology strand of the course, you’ll ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 19-SEP-22

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.
63rd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
43rd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
31st

Start date and duration

Start date
19-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 - 88 = 12% 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
£22,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£21,000

Sociology

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Sociology graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
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 2021

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
Sociology
76%
Psychology
32%
Religious Studies & Theology
31%
History
18%
English Literature
14%

Politics

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.
Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within the European Union. Please confirm the most up to date fee with the individual institution.
£15,950 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
A
Amua
25 Sep 18

Sociology BSc (Hons)

After I got involved in the SU its been much...
SR
Student Reviewer
14 Dec 17

Sociology BSc (Hons)

Amazing . Loving every minute. A chance to develop confidence and go out of your comfort shell. People are nice,...

Review breakdown

Overall rating
  • Overall Rating
  • Students' Union
  • Societies and Sports
  • Accommodation
  • Uni Facilities
  • Course and Lecturers
  • Local life
  • Job Prospects
  • Student Support

How Sociology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 6 reviews

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

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,148 reviews

5 star 27%
4 star 56%
3 star 16%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

Aston University, Birmingham

Aston Triangle Birmingham
B4 7ET United Kingdom Nearest train station: Birmingham Moor Street  0.3 miles away

Thinking of studying in Birmingham?

Check out our Birmingham city guide

Other courses you might like

Compare Politics and Sociology BSc (Hons) at Aston University, Birmingham against all the unis listed above.