Course info

UCAS CODE L340
This degree programme also includes the option of a year in professional practice at the end of Stage 2 depending on academic performance. See the Year in industry section on the Course structure tab for more details. Studying the social sciences will give you specific knowledge and understanding of society, tools to analyse key issues such as class, poverty, inequality, health, crime, and urban change, as well as concrete skills, for instance, in giving presentations, analysing information,... READ MORE

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Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
66th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
49th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
12th

Start date and duration

Start date
19-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Sociology

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 - 80 = 20% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Sociology graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Sociology graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, October 2019

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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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
49%
Psychology
34%
English Literature
27%
History
22%
Religious Studies & Theology
16%

Tuition fees

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Latest Social Sciences reviews

Social Sciences
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Student Reviewer
10 Sep 15

Social Sciences BSc (Hons)

I have thoroughly enjoyed being a student, would recommend the Medway campus as a great place to study, especially for...

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How Social Sciences students rated:

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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,615 reviews

5 star 35%
4 star 44%
3 star 19%
2 star 1%
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Where you'll study

University of Kent

Medway Building
Chatham
Medway
ME4 4AG United Kingdom Nearest train station: Chatham  0.9 miles away

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