BSc Sociology and Philosophy (LV35)

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UCAS code LV35
Application method UCAS/Common Application
Course duration 3 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees
  • Home students: £9,250 per year
  • EU students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £16,500 per year
  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year
Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus
Part-time study Part-time study is not available for this course
Number of applicants accepted for 2016/17 12

About BSc Sociology and Philosophy

This course is equally weighted towards sociology and philosophy. You will take units across both subjects throughout the course.

The sociology half of the degree places particular emphasis on sociological theory and its application to real-world concerns. Sociology also provides an opportunity to develop your research skills. The philosophy element offers you a thorough understanding of philosophy in the analytic tradition.

The wide-ranging, flexible curriculum offers progressive intellectual challenges and consolidates your experience throughout.

You will also have the opportunity to spend half a year studying abroad at a partner university.

More about Sociology

Find out more about studying Sociology and Philosophy at Bristol including career prospects and how the course is taught and assessed.

Typical offer for BSc Sociology and Philosophy - applicants must meet one of the following

A-level
Standard offer
AAB including B in an essay-based subject
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
BBB including B in an essay-based subject
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
34 overall including 17 points at Higher Level with 5 in an essay-based subject at Higher Level
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
31 points overall with 15 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in an essay-based subject
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3
Access to HE Diploma offerPass Access to HE Diploma with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit, including an essay-based subject
BTEC offer DDD in a relevant subject
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerSH: AAABB and AH: AB including an essay-based subject
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.
European Baccalaureate offer80% overall including 8.0 in an essay-based subject
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Specified subjects

Essay based subjects include: Anthropology; Archaeology; Classical Civilisation; Classics; Drama; Economics; English Language; English Literature; Environmental Studies; Film; Geography; Government and Politics; Health and Social Care; History; History of Art; Law; Media Studies; Philosophy; Psychology; Religious Studies; Social Care; Social Policy; Sociology; Philosophy; Politics; Theatre Studies.

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirementsProfile:
Standard numeracy requirement (C in GCSE Maths or equivalent)
Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels for 2018 entry.
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile B
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Considered

Selection process

UCAS or Common Application

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Email: choosebristol-ug@bristol.ac.uk

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