Politics and Sociology with Year Abroad BA (Hons)

University of Birmingham

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UCAS CODE LL23
The Political Science and Sociology with Year Abroad joint honours degree at Birmingham provides an excellent opportunity for you to explore the social changes reshaping the world today.This degree provides the knowledge and skills to critically engage with key issues facing contemporary societies including globalisation; the changing nature of work and the family; gender roles and sexuality; multiculturalism; the impact of the media and information technologies; and new forms of ... 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.
64th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
13th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
17th

Start date and duration

Start date
20-SEP-21
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
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, August 2020

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%
Sociology
21%
Religious Studies & Theology
21%

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
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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International Students
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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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