Sociology BA (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

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Course info

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
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
56th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
53rd

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
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, September 2021

Entry requirements
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Previous study
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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%
History
19%
English Literature
19%

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How Sociology students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 23 reviews

5 star 27%
4 star 69%
3 star 0%
2 star 4%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 1,127 reviews

5 star 24%
4 star 50%
3 star 20%
2 star 4%
1 star 2%
Manchester Metropolitan University
CUG ranking
56th
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. It is home to more than 34,000 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 310,000 people, living in 144 countries. Manchester Metropolitan University students on Whatuni say: “Great experience, good social life. Course is great for what I want to do.” “Lecturers are very knowledgeable and the course is engaging.

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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