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: £18,100 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

About BSc Sociology and Philosophy

This course is equally weighted towards sociology and philosophy and you will take units from 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. For information on where you can study abroad, please visit our Global Opportunities website.

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

A-level
Standard offer
AAB including an essay-based subject (see list below)
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
BBB including an essay-based subject (see list below)
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in an essay-based subject (see list below)
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 (see list below)
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 (Humanities/Humanities and Social Sciences, or Literary Studies) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit. 12 graded level 3 credits of graded level 3 units in essay-based subjects relevant to the degree at Distinction (see list below). Additional written work may be required.
BTEC offer DDD in a relevant subject
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerAdvanced Higher: AB including an essay-based subject (see list below), and Standard Higher: AAABB
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 (see list below)
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; Politics; Psychology; Religious Studies; Sociology; Theatre Studies.

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirementsProfile:
Higher numeracy requirement (B in GCSE Maths or equivalent)
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English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile B
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Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed

Selection process

UCAS or Common Application

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