BSocSc Sociology / Overview

Year of entry: 2020

Degree awarded
BSocSc
Duration
3 or 4 years
Typical A-level offer
ABB
Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
Grades BBB.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer
6,5,5 at Higher level, 34 points overall.  Applicants taking English Language A must achieve grade 4 at Higher or Standard level.  Applicants offering English Language B must achieve grade 5 at Higher level and grade 6 at Standard level.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

In 2017 there were 496 applications for 63 places for this degree.

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course overview

  • Join one of the UK's largest and most reputable groups of sociologists working in a leading Sociology department.
  • Study a course with excellent student satisfaction (90% of students are satisfied with their experience, NSS 2019).
  • Develop the skills to analyse and interpret today's social developments and problems, and carry out your own sociological investigations.
  • Study abroad for a semester, apply for paid summer internships through Manchester's Q-Step programme or complete a professional placement on a four-year optional course.
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Open days

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Post-offer visits

If you are made an offer we will email you an invitation to visit us late January, February or early March. These afternoons are organised by the School of Social Sciences and include a tour, a talk, refreshments and a chance to talk to students, lecturers and recruitment staff.

If you are visiting Manchester and would like to visit our admissions office please make an appointment in advance. (Call +44 (0)161 275 4470/1473 or email socialsciences@manchester.ac.uk ).

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2020 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £19,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

Scholarships and bursaries are available to eligible Home/EU students, including the Manchester Bursary . This bursary is in addition to the government package of maintenance grants.

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Social Sciences
Contact name
Social Sciences Undergraduate Admissions.
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 1473
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 4751
Email
Website
http://www.socialsciences.manchester.ac.uk/
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