Sociology BA (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

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( 3.9) 1195 reviews


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UCAS CODE L300
BA Sociology offers exciting opportunities for you to study the cutting-edge discipline of sociology in the vibrant city of Manchester. It is aimed at students who want to understand and analyse contemporary social phenomena, trends and struggles, as well as think critically about solutions to pressing social issues.The first year introduces you to the building blocks of sociology: key sociological concepts and theories, social divisions and problems, and major transformations – such as ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
89th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
54th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
48th

Start date and duration

Start date
13-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 - 91 = 9% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, August 2020

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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
41%
Psychology
33%
Law
31%
English Literature
19%
History
19%

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Latest Sociology reviews

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Jessica
10 Feb 20

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I have had a good experience so far as lecturers are nice and people who are there to support you on your university...
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Esther
06 Feb 20

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My overall experience at University has been good. I have really enjoyed the course and was able to do an exchange as...

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How Sociology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 29 reviews

5 star 28%
4 star 59%
3 star 10%
2 star 3%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 1,195 reviews

5 star 25%
4 star 50%
3 star 20%
2 star 4%
1 star 1%
Manchester Metropolitan University
CompUniGuide ranking
54th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.9)
With a proud history of higher education dating back to 1824, Manchester Metropolitan University is a modern place to study; with a passion for accessible higher education, regardless of your background. Recognised with a TEF Silver Award for its high standard of teaching, named as one of the Top 25 UK employers in the Stonewall index and as one of the UK’s Greenest Universities, Manchester Met is a great place to study. It is home to more than 38,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students and more than 600 courses on offer across undergraduate, postgraduate and postgraduate research across the University’s five faculties: Arts and Humanities Business and Law Education Health, Psychology and Social Care Science and Engineering Manchester Metropolitan also has an impressive alumni network of over 300,000 people, living in 144 countries.

Where you'll study

Manchester Metropolitan University

Academic Division Oxford Road All Saints Manchester
M15 6BH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Manchester Oxford Road  0.2 miles away

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