What will I learn?

- Sociology achieved more than 90% overall satisfaction as rated by final-year undergraduate students in the 2017 National Student Survey- Explore the world with us on field trips to places such as the Houses of Parliament and Berlin- Graduate as a well-informed critical thinker who understands the cross-cultural diversity of the contemporary world- Benefit from the input of our diverse community of students from all corners of the globe- The broad nature of this course prepares you for a range of careers- Our campus is friendly and compact with a community feel, offering first-class, sustainable facilities for learning and teaching.Sociology is a truly broad discipline. It encompasses everything that falls within the social realm, from family, class and ethnicity to deviance, sexuality and work roles. If you are intrigued by how and why people interact as they do, what brings them together and tears them apart and just where you fit into society, then a Sociology degree at Winchester will be an illuminating experience for you.Over the course of three years, you examine a wide range of sociological issues, from the micro to the macro level. Modules range from health inequalities and diversity to religion, social policy, terrorism, and migration. They include global issues as well as domestic concerns. The programme is ideal if you have an inquiring mind, value the freedom to think and want to develop and enrich your sociological imagination.Studying sociology involves continuous interplay between matters of concern in society and concepts and theories of society. Throughout the degree there is an emphasis on the practical application of skills, and you are taught by engaging experts who are active researchers and passionate about their subjects. You can benefit from their specialist knowledge when they support you through a dissertation in Year 3. Additionally, external speakers and experts visit the University to share their learning and experience and there are study tours to places of interest such as the Houses of Parliament and Berlin.

Which department am I in?

Department of Politics and Society

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

12 September 2022


Main Site

Sparkford Road,



SO22 4NR, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need SAT I with a minimum balanced score of 1250. They will also need high school diploma with a good GPA. A combination of subject related AP and SAT II may also be eligible for entry into our undergraduate degrees. AP or SAT II scores will be a pre-requisite for entry into certain subjects.

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


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