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Sociology BA (Hons)

Bournemouth University

Student rating
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( 4.1) View reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE 18J3
Taught by expert sociologists, this robustly academic social science course benefits from a huge breadth of subjects, giving you a solid grounding in sociological concepts, theories and research. In this course, which is ranked 7th in the Guardian league tables 2018 for sociology, you’ll get to participate in exciting seminar and lectures held by an exciting and eclectic mix of guest speakers.Whats more, you’ll have the distinct advantage of completing a 30-week or 20-day work placement, ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 20-SEP-21

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
48th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
86th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
87th

Start date and duration

Start date
20-SEP-21
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, 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

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, September 2020

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

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
Scottish Higher
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
Sociology
34%
Psychology
26%
History
25%
Law
22%
English Literature
20%

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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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland 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 Wales Students from Wales
Wales 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 Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland 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 Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands. Please note, this is a with fee and subject to change.
£14,100 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 EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£14,100 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 Sociology reviews

Sociology
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Daniela
24 Jan 20

MSc Bioarchaeology

Amazing. I love studying at Bournemouth University. I can highly recommend taking a course at Bournemouth University....
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Laura
13 Nov 19

Sociology and Social Anthropology BA (Hons)

I’ve really enjoyed my uni experience So far! I love my course and the socialising is great too. Next year, I’m hoping...

Review breakdown

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How Sociology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 20 reviews

5 star 65%
4 star 10%
3 star 20%
2 star 0%
1 star 5%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,278 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 53%
3 star 14%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
Bournemouth University
CompUniGuide ranking
86th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Based by the sea in south-west England, Bournemouth University (BU) focuses on producing future-ready graduates, with every student able to take a work placement as part of their course. The University has four academic faculties: Health & Social Sciences Management Media & Communication Science & Technology A Bournemouth University degree means practical, real-world experience that complements student’s education and prepares them for a truly global career. Visit their student blog to hear from their students and how they found their degree of difference. Our student reviewers have been positive about their time at Bournemouth University; with many saying they’ve enjoyed their course and the university experience as a whole. Bournemouth University students on Whatuni say: “Been here for four years, loved every minute of it.

Where you'll study

Bournemouth University

Talbot Campus Fern Barrow Poole
BH12 5BB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Branksome  0.9 miles away

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