This is a combined honours course, where you study Education Studies alongside Sociology. In today’s fast changing world, education plays a pivotal role. Education Studies equips you with a depth of understanding about education’s role in a diverse society, both within and beyond the UK. It takes a broad, academically rigorous approach whilst giving you the opportunity to focus on key issues in education of particular interest to you. Sociology studies human social life, groups and societies. A wide-ranging subject, it analyses social relationships and social institutions, and the ways in which they shape people’s lives. Sociologists focus on many topics, ranging from global social processes to changing identities and personal relationships. Studying sociology will increase your knowledge and understanding of the social world in the 21st century. Our flexible course allows you to pursue your own areas of interest within the subject.