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Sociology and Social Policy BA Honours

Middlesex University
In London (Grossbritannien)

£ 9.250 - (10.493 )
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Tipologie Bachelor's degree
Beginn London (Grossbritannien)
Dauer 3 Years
Beginn September 2017
  • Bachelor's degree
  • London (Grossbritannien)
  • Dauer:
    3 Years
  • Beginn:
    September 2017

Drawing on sociology's focus on changing lives and societies, this course combines an in depth exploration of contemporary societies with an intellectual and practical engagement with social policy. The programme is grounded in extensive engagements with partner organisations, from NGOs and social enterprises to local authorities and international agencies.

Why study BA Sociology and Social Policy at Middlesex University?

Sociology with Social Policy at Middlesex University draws on unique strengths, in particular the expertise, experience and networks of the Social Policy Research Centre, one of the most successful social policy research centres in the United Kingdom.

It combines academic rigour, research design and data analysis with a strong focus on real world experience, with each year of the programme involving engagement in partner...

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Welche Ziele verfolgt der Kurs?

Voraussetzungen: Interviews, entrance tests, portfolios and auditions Entry onto this course does not require an interview, entrance test, portfolio or audition.


Wo und wann

Beginn Lage
The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, Grossbritannien
Karte ansehen
Beginn Sep-2017
The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, Grossbritannien
Karte ansehen

Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?

Public Health
Data analysis
Social Policy
Social Science
Skills and Training
Criminal Justice System
Research Design
Analytical skills
Data Analysis
social care


As well as a strong grounding in sociology, students benefit from specialist training in research design, data analysis, approaches to programme design and evaluation, combined with a focus on the challenges and possibilities associated with contemporary welfare systems.

Students also have the opportunity to focus on specific areas of social policy such as population change, migration, social change and social enterprise, youth and housing issues, public health, social care, retirement and pension, and the criminal justice system, where ideas are tested, explored and developed through field visits, volunteering and placements.

What will you gain?
This course is designed to blend theory with practice in a manner designed to equip students with top quality analytical and practical skills. A grounding in contemporary sociology in combination with sites of social policy will enable students to make specific insights into society and develop a range of skills that will stand out in the job market.

Year 1
Understanding Contemporary Society: Issues and Debates (30 Credits) Compulsory
Thinking Sociologically (30 Credits) Compulsory
Researching the City: Skills and Methods in Criminology and Sociology (30 Credits) Compulsory
Doing Things Together: Exploring Social Practices (30 Credits) Compulsory
Year 2
Contemporary Social Theory (30 Credits) Compulsory
Social Policy and Contemporary Issues (30 Credits) Compulsory
Approaches to Research in the Social Sciences (30 Credits) Compulsory
State, Society and Globalisation (30 Credits) Compulsory
Year 3
Dissertation (30 Credits) Compulsory
Demography and Ageing Society (30 Credits) Compulsory
Integrated Learning and Work Placement (30 Credits) Optional
Social Exclusion (30 Credits) Optional
Migration and Citizenship (30 Credits) Optional
Social Statistics and Data Analysis (30 Credits) Optional
Media, Communication and Society (30 Credits) Optional
Violence and Society (30 Credits) Optional
Social Movements, Conflict and Change (30 Credits) Optional
Diversity and its Discontents (30 Credits) Optional

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