Politics and Sociology with Year Abroad BA (Hons)

University of Birmingham

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Course info

UCAS CODE LL23
Our BA in Politics and Sociology brings together two subjects that are intrinsically linked within society. This course will prepare you to tackle a wide range of pressing issues within politics and society and provide an excellent opportunity for you to explore the social changes reshaping the world today. Your experience of studying in a foreign country will help to increase confidence and give you a different academic perspective. We have exchange partners both across Europe and ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Politics
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
23rd / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
19th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
25th

Start date and duration

Start date
18-SEP-23
Full Time
4 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 - 94 = 6% 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
£21,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£22,000

Sociology

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Sociology graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Sociology graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, July 2022

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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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
History
40%
English Literature
33%
Psychology
23%
Religious Studies & Theology
21%
Sociology
21%

Politics

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 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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£9,250 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
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Sociology reviews

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Criminology BA (Hons)

the campus is big and very nice the student accommodation is also very nice...

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How Sociology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 20 reviews

5 star 25%
4 star 60%
3 star 15%
2 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,437 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 56%
3 star 12%
2 star 3%
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Where you'll study

University of Birmingham

Academic and Student Division Birmingham
B15 2TT United Kingdom Nearest train station: University   0.2 miles away

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