Sociology and Politics BA (Hons)

Goldsmiths, University of London

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UCAS CODE LL23
This degree gives you a thorough grounding in sociology and politics, in methods of social and political research, and in interdisciplinary approaches to political analysis.**Why study BA Sociology & Politics at Goldsmiths?**- The degree brings together the concerns, theories and methodologies of politics and sociology, so you’ll develop a rich, analytical and informed engagement with a range of contemporary problems while also gaining a number of transferable skills.- At Goldsmiths, you wont ... 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.
127th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
68th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
67th

Start date and duration

Start date
27-SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

Politics

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
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Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 60 = 40% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£25,000

Sociology

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, May 2021

Entry requirements
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Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

Sociology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Sociology
38%
English Literature
31%
Psychology
24%
Music
20%
History
18%

Politics

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Student rating ( 3.8) 105 reviews

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Student rating ( 3.9) 973 reviews

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Goldsmiths, University of London
CompUniGuide ranking
68th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.9)
Founded in 1891, Goldsmiths' College has been part of the University of London for over 100 years, and in that time has built a world-class reputation for its research, and comprehensive range of innovative degree courses spanning the arts, social sciences, humanities, computing and law. The university’s New Cross campus in South East London is well known for its active arts and music scene, and consistently produces new and exciting artists, some of whom go on to become established cultural icons. Goldsmiths' is highly rated for the quality of its research and for its Media and Communications department in particular. The university is in the top 10 in the UK for research intensity (Complete University Guide). Students benefit from being part of the tight-knit creative community which forms around the nucleus of Goldsmiths' single, centralised campus.

Where you'll study

Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London New Cross London
Lewisham
SE14 6NW United Kingdom Nearest tube station: New Cross  0.1 miles away Nearest train station: New Cross  0.1 miles away

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