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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 9k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 12.1k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 15 Tháng một 2016

    January 15


    If you are curious about the social forces that shape people’s everyday lives and keen to learn about cultures and societies very different from your own, this is the degree for you.

    Sociology means thinking critically about the world around us, exploring social institutions, social change, and the social dynamics that shape identities and interactions.

    With support from expert and enthusiastic staff, you can:

    • gain a solid grounding in sociological theories and research methods
    • develop expertise in areas of interest to you
    • develop transferable skills including critical thinking, analysing complex data, and oral and written presentation skills

    Quality and ranking

    Sociology at Newcastle ranks in the top 150 universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014.

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline January 15 Tuition fee
    • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
    • GBP 12075 Year (Non-EEA)
    Start date September 2015 Credits (ECTS) 180 ECTS
    Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time Intensity Flexible

    Course Content

    Our degrees are divided into Stages. Each Stage lasts for an academic year and you need to complete modules totalling 120 credits by the end of each Stage.

    Please be aware that programme modules do change and therefore may differ for your year of entry.

    Stage 1

    Compulsory modules

    • SOC1030 The Sociological Imagination: An Introduction to the Discipline
    • SOC1031 Knowing in Sociology: An Introduction to Theory, Methods and Epistemology
    • SOC1027 Comparing Cultures
    • SOC1029 Doing Sociology
    • SOC1033 Understanding Everyday Life

    You also take a further 20 credits, which may be the module below, or from other subjects within the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology or other areas of the University:

    • SOC1032 Politics and Society

    Stage 2

    Compulsory modules

    • SOC2058 Understanding Social Change and Transformation
    • SOC2069 Researching Social Life I
    • SOC2070 Researching Social Life II

    Optional modules

    You choose three modules from the following list:

    • SOC2067 Consumer Culture: Local and Global Perspectives
    • SOC2041 Issues in Urban Sociology
    • SOC2043 Anthropology of India
    • SOC2056 The Sociology of Health and Illness
    • SOC2071 The Sociology of Childhood
    • SOC2074 Spectacle, Image and Media: The Sociology of Visual Cultures
    • SOC2081 Work, Self and Society

    Other optional modules may also be available.

    Stage 3

    Compulsory modules

    • SOC3073 Social Theory
    • SOC3097 Dissertation

    Optional modules

    You take 60 credits of the following optional modules:

    • SOC3045 Regulating Sexuality
    • SOC3063 Contemporary American Society
    • SOC3067 Sociology of the Environment
    • SOC3069 ‘Race’, Racism and Society
    • SOC3074 Sociology of Evil
    • SOC3077 Making People: An Anthropology of Belonging, Life and Death
    • SOC3078 Dreamworlds: Society and the Utopian Imagination
    • SOC3085 Student Exchange

    Other optional modules may also be available.


    English Language Requirements

    IELTS band : 6.5 TOEFL iBT® test : 90

    To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

    take an IELTS test. More About IELTS


    All candidates are considered on an individual basis. If your qualifications are not listed here, please see our additional entry requirements web pages to find out which other qualifications are considered.

    - A Levels


    - Scottish Qualifications

    AABBB - BBBBB at Higher Grade. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted.

    - International Baccalaureate

    32-34 points.

    - Irish Leaving Certificate

    A1A1B1B1B-AABBB at Higher Level.

    - Access Qualifications

    Access to HE Diploma with at least 30 level 3 credits at a minimum of Distinction and, in addition, at least 15 level 3 credits at a minimum of Merit. Level 3 units in Sociology and English are desirable.

    - BTEC Level 5 HND

    BTEC Level 5 HND to include at least 120 credits at Merit grade and 30 credits at Distinction grade.

    - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma)

    BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at overall DDM-DMM.

    - Cambridge Pre-U

    D3, M2, M2 - M2, M2, M2 in Principal Subjects.

    - English Language Requirements

    For this degree you will need a minimum score of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

    Visit our International Students webpages to find out more about our English language admission requirements and English language support courses offered by INTO Newcastle University.

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

    Related Scholarships*

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      "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

    • Access Bursary

      Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

    • Alumni Bursary

      Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

    * The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Newcastle University.

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