Why study BA (Hons) Sociology at BU?

  • This robustly academic social science course integrates global perspectives, providing a broader outlook and understanding of issues in society  
  • Develop a versatile skillset - this degree will prepare you for a wide variety of careers thanks to the analytical and communication skills you’ll acquire throughout your course
  • Choose from either a 30-week ‘sandwich’ placement, or a shorter four-week placement – which could give you a professional skillset and crucial contacts as well as potentially making you more employable
  • Develop your own piece of research based on a topic that interests you, or aligns itself with your future career or study plans, in your final year dissertation 
  • Learn from expert social scientists in fields including society and social formation, social anthropology, criminology, cultural diversity and social welfare - 100% of our students think our sociology staff are good at explaining things. 

What can you achieve with a sociology degree?

Sociology is rapidly becoming more relevant in our contemporary world and as a result, the number and range of possible job opportunities have escalated. Develop skills suitable for a range of job opportunities in culture, media, teaching, research, human resources, and public and business services.   

BA (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration
18J3 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

For September 2021 and September 2022 entry: 104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM.

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