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Sociology and Politics BA (Hons)

Goldsmiths, University of London

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( 3.9) 1091 reviews


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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

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
123rd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
72nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
66th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
75th

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
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 - 60 = 40% 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
£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
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
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
38%
English Literature
31%
Psychology
24%
Music
20%
History
18%

Politics

Tuition fees

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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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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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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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£16,390 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Goldsmiths, University of London
CompUniGuide ranking
72nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.9)
Goldsmiths, part of the University of London for over 100 years, has a world-class reputation for its degrees in the arts, humanities, social sciences, computing and law. It has a single-site campus based in New Cross, South East London, known for its thriving arts and music scene. The university is in the UK's top 25 for its research quality, and 7th worldwide for its Media and Communications department in 2019.

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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