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UCAS CODE 5S9K
Sociology examines how individual choices are affected by wider social forces and how they can be understood by placing them in their social context.You will study: * the relationship between individuals and groups* issues of belonging and identity* the social causes of cooperation and conflict* the way societies and social institutions are formed and change over timeYou will also learn to compare different national contexts and understand contemporary social issues from a global perspective.
Sociology examines how individual choices are affected by wider social forces and how they can be understood by placing them in their social context.You will study: * the relationship between individuals and groups* issues of belonging and identity* the social causes of cooperation and conflict* the way societies and social institutions are formed and change over timeYou will also learn to compare different national contexts and understand contemporary social issues from a global perspective. One quarter of your study time will be devoted to quantitative methods. You will learn how to research sociology issues by using data in a practical setting. **Paid internship**This programme offers you the opportunity to take a paid internship, allowing you to gain practical experience and further strengthen your skills. Our placement hosts include prestigious institutions such as the Scottish Government, NHS Scotland and private sector employers.**Q-Step support and funding**This programme receives support and funding from the UK-wide Q-Step initiative, allowing you to benefit from small class sizes and develop your skills in close proximity to experts. There is also plenty of support available to help those less confident with maths.
Required subjects: A Levels: Mathematics at B, or AS Mathematics at A. GCSEs: English at C or 4.
AAAA-AABB by end of S5 or AAAA-AAAB by end of S6. BBB must be achieved in one year of S4-S6. Required subjects: Highers: Mathematics at B. Higher Applications of Mathematics is not accepted in place of Higher Mathematics. National 5s: English at C.
36 points with 665 at HL - 34 points with 655 at HL. Required subjects: HL: Mathematics at 5. SL: English at 5 and Mathematics at 6 (if not at HL). Mathematical Studies is not accepted for any of our Quantitative Methods degrees.
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.