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Social Anthropology and Sociology BSocSc (Hons)



What will I learn?

The BA in Social Anthropology and Sociology is one of the pathways within the BA Social Sciences degree.It is ideal if you want to keep your options open or study specific topics such as race, class, crime or religion from different perspectives.This flexible degree lets you study at least three subjects in Year 1, and then in Years 2 and 3 you deepen your understanding of the subjects you feel passionate about.The six subject areas are:- Criminology - The study of the causes and consequences of crime.- Philosophy - The study of the nature of knowledge, truth and values. It also encourages greater consideration of our reasoning, judgement and ethics.- Politics - The study of human organisation, government and power. It examines and evaluates political systems and institutions.- Data Analytics - The study of data and analysis to understand the social world.- Social Anthropology - The study of societies and cultures across the globe in comparative perspective.- Sociology - The study of society. It examines such issues as social inequalities and forms of everyday life.You are not tied to the course code you apply to through UCAS and have the option to change after Year 1.

Which department am I in?

School of Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

18 September 2023


Main Site

University Recruitment And Adm,

Oxford Road,


M13 9PL, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

We require Grades ABB-AAB. This must include Chemistry, either Mathematics or Biology, and one further rigorous academic subject (we do not accept General Studies or Critical Thinking). You are required to obtain a pass in the practical element of any science A-level taken.Selection for interview is based on predicted Grades BBB. Please note the specific offer conditions will be based on the assessment of the interviewer.Typical Contextual Offer: BBB-ABB (including specific subjects).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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