Sociology BA (Hons)

Newcastle University

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( 4.2) 917 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE L300
Sociology means thinking critically about the world around us, exploring social institutions, social change, and the social dynamics that shape identities and interactions. Youll have the opportunity to explore and develop your knowledge in areas that interest you, such as health and illness, sexuality and gender, and spectacle, image and media.

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
55th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
22nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
23rd

Start date and duration

Start date
28-SEP-20
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 - 93 = 7% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, November 2019

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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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
History
39%
English Literature
30%
Sociology
23%
Psychology
22%
Law
18%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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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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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£18,000 per year
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Latest Sociology reviews

Sociology
SR
Student Reviewer
23 Oct 15

Sociology BA (Hons)

Overall university has been the best decision i have made, especially coming to Newcastle. The mix of the great city...
SR
Student Reviewer
21 Oct 15

Sociology BA (Hons)

Overall my university experience has, so far, been fantastic! There are so many opportunities to get involved with you...

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How Sociology students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 10 reviews

5 star 30%
4 star 30%
3 star 30%
2 star 10%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 917 reviews

5 star 33%
4 star 55%
3 star 10%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
Newcastle University
CompUniGuide ranking
22nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
Newcastle University currently inspires the minds of 28,000 students from over 140 countries and exists to make the world a better place. Newcastle offers an outstanding student experience and a world-class education for life. This university will engage, challenge, support and motivate you to fulfil your potential and equip you for future career success. A founding member of the prestigious Russell Group and holder of TEF Gold status for teaching excellence, the University is a hub for world-class teaching, research and collaboration across all subjects. Newcastle University campus is right in the heart of the city with quick and easy transport links with the rest of the country. The city is surrounded by stunning coastal, heritage, and countryside attractions which can be reached in minutes via the local Metro rail system and public transport.

Where you'll study

Newcastle University

King's Gate Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 7RU United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.5 miles away

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