University of Leicester
Our Sociology BA will provide you with a thorough grounding in research methods, theory and a variety of substantive topics. Throughout your degree you’ll be getting to grips with topical issues in contemporary society – based on areas where our academics are conducting cutting-edge research. You will develop transferable skills as well as more traditional academic competencies.
We provide many opportunities for you to enhance your degree. Under expert and supportive supervision you can conduct a sociological research project on a topic of your choice. You will collect data in the field, analyse it and write it up. You can also choose to study abroad, a great way of broadening your horizons and experiencing a different academic climate.
A/AS-levels: BBB. All subjects accepted. Two AS-levels considered in place of one A-level.
EPQ with A-levels: BBC + EPQ at grade B.
GCSE: English at Grade C (4).
Access to HE Diploma: Pass Diploma with 45 credits at Level 3, including 24 credits at Distinction.
International Baccalaureate: Pass Diploma with 28 points overall.
BTEC Nationals: Pass Diploma with DDM.
We run employability modules as part of our curriculum. The second year ‘Sociology Placement’ will prepare you for life after University – taking you through all stages of the employment process from developing skills to applying for roles.
Graduates from our Sociology degrees have gone on to work for a wide range of employers including:
Hampshire County Council
At the very beginning of your course you’ll take the short, non-credit bearing Academic and Study Skills.
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