BA (Hons) Sociology with Integrated Foundation Year Explore how we interact with the world around us Course in Pakistan || Registration Open
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Are you interested in how the world works? Does your future career involve making a difference to people and the world around you? Discover the nature of human interaction within society and learn how to make an impact with BA (Hons) Sociology.
This Sociology with Integrated Foundation Year course is for you if you have not met the course entry requirements yet, or if you feel like you may need a little more preparation to make the most of your university studies.
Explore how people achieve, or are given, social status and whether gender, class or ethnicity impacts the opportunities available to us. Examine how even our personalities, values and outlook are shaped by the cultures we belong to, and investigate the role of the media in promoting the ideologies of the powerful. Develop a deeper understanding of issues like social justice, poverty, discrimination, migration, crime and punishment, developmental psychology, celebrity culture and the social consequences of the climate crisis. Finally, you will be encouraged to find and follow your own passion within the subject by undertaking independent research, and then discovering how social change can come about through collective action and activism.
On this course you will:
- Explore the sociological impacts on the world and the nature of human interaction within society.
- Discuss how people achieve, or are given, social status and research whether gender, class or ethnicity impacts the opportunities available to us.
- Develop an understanding of social justice, poverty, inequality, discrimination, migration, crime and punishment, developmental psychology, celebrity culture and the social consequences of the climate crisis.
- Explore the role of the media in shaping how our view of the world.
- Examine how our personalities, values and outlook are shaped by the cultures we belong to.
- Prepare for a career where you make a difference to the world around you.
Teaching and Assessment
How you will learn
You will build your subject knowledge and practical experience through small seminars, lectures, workshops and tutorials, with typical class sizes up to 25 people. These sessions will encourage theoretical and critical inquiry, debate, and practical research.
You will be assessed through a variety of assignments including essays, group and individual presentations, poster design and exams.
What you will study
You will study a selection of core and optional modules in each year. Each module is worth a number of credits and is delivered differently depending on its content and focus of study.
As well as the modules below you will have the opportunity to choose two of a range of modules taught across the Institute of Education, Social and Life Sciences, Arts and Humanities.
This list is indicative and subject to change.
Select a year
In the first year of your studies, will build a foundation of key knowledge and skills while boosting your academic confidence.
Where you could go after your studies
This BA (Hons) Sociology degree prepares you for a range of careers. You could work in a range of industries including welfare, education, social research and the government.
You will develop your research skills during the course so you could work as a researcher in large company or the Civil Service. Many students also go on to postgraduate studies and become independent researchers.
Potential careers include:
- Advice worker
- Community development worker
- Police officer
- Youth worker
- Probation officer
- Social Research