Sociology including Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Kingston University

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Course info

UCAS CODE L301
**Reasons to choose Kingston**– An optional work placement will enhance your learning and give you valuable work experience for your future career.– There are opportunities to enrich your studies by participating in field trips.– You’ll be taught in a vibrant department with events such as student conferences and research seminars.**This course is offered with a Foundation Year in Social Sciences**This foundation year is taught at the University giving you a taste of academic life in a ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
66th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
78th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
85th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-23
Full Time
4 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 - 88 = 12% 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
£19,000
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 2022

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
Sociology
42%
Psychology
31%
English Literature
20%
Music
14%
History
13%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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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
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Latest Sociology reviews

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Shah
07 Apr 22

Criminology BSc (Hons)

Kingston gave me the confidence and support to start up my own business. If you keep your eyes open for opportunities...
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Ingrid
30 Mar 22

Sociology BSc (Hons)

Kingston is beautiful, so many nice coffee shops and other places to sit down and do work. The lecturers are so nice,...

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How Sociology students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 16 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 43%
3 star 31%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 1,228 reviews

5 star 22%
4 star 51%
3 star 23%
2 star 2%
1 star 2%
Kingston University
CUG ranking
78th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.9)
At Kingston University, welcoming difference is the university’s greatest strength. It is committed to ensuring higher education is accessible to everyone and proudly champions alternative routes into university. Kingston works closely with industry to create courses for tomorrow’s leaders, building future-proofed careers and helping students put their academic knowledge into practice. Graduates leave with the agility and problem-solving skills needed to thrive in an ever-changing world.

Where you'll study

Kingston University

Yorkon Building Kingston University Kingston upon Thames London
KT2 7LB United Kingdom Nearest tube station: Wimbledon  1.6 miles away Nearest train station: Norbiton  0.9 miles away

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