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Politics/Sociology BA (Hons)

Oxford Brookes University

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


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Course info

UCAS CODE LL32
This is a combined honours course, where you study Politics alongside Sociology. The study of politics is the study of power. It starts by examining the roots and nature of political activity set in the context of wider social activity. It also explores governments and types of governance, as well as the nature of power and rule under democratic and non-democratic regimes. After the first year, you will have the opportunity to participate in the design of your own course of study with guidance ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 13-SEP-21

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.
52nd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
48th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
47th

Start date and duration

Start date
13-SEP-21
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 - 92 = 8% 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
£23,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£22,000

Sociology

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Sociology graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Sociology graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, August 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

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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
36%
English Literature
31%
Psychology
24%
History
22%
Geography
22%

Politics

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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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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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
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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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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£14,300 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
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Latest Politics reviews

Politics
SR
Student Reviewer
02 Dec 16

Only negative to my overall experience so far was 1st year...
SR
Student Reviewer
04 Apr 14

Geography and Politics BA/BSc (Hons)

i do think that some of the univesity facilities could be improved but with the opening of the new centre hopefully...

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How Politics students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 8 reviews

5 star 38%
4 star 50%
3 star 12%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,410 reviews

5 star 28%
4 star 56%
3 star 14%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%
Oxford Brookes University
CompUniGuide ranking
48th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Oxford Brookes is one of the UK’s leading modern universities and enjoys an international reputation for teaching and research excellence. The University’s teaching staff have 11 National Teaching Fellowships, an award recognising outstanding contributions to learning in higher education. Oxford Brookes is located in the vibrant city of Oxford. It has three main campuses in and around the city, and a fourth in Swindon for locally based healthcare students. There are four main faculties at Oxford Brookes: Oxford Brookes Business School Faculty of Health and Life Sciences Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment Attracting students from over 140 countries worldwide, the University has a lively cosmopolitan feel. The University encourages you to make the most of life beyond your studies.

Where you'll study

Oxford Brookes University

Gipsy Lane Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX3 0BP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Oxford  1.3 miles away

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