201–250 th
World University Rankings 2021
=41 st
Young University Rankings 2016
=43 rd
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Claverton Down, Bath, Somerset, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom

Sociology (Sandwich) - University of Bath

**Gain a solid grounding in social theory and social research methods. Develop a critical and historical understanding of the social forces that shape our lives.** In this degree, you’ll study core topics in social theory and social research methods. The flexibility in this course enables you to choose relevant units from sociology, social policy, international development and criminology. This course will appeal if you want to identify and explore the social factors that have shaped lives and social situations. You will gain an analytical and methodological foundation for the study of collective and individual behaviour. You’ll explore the historical understandings of social relationships, collective behaviour, institutions and social change. You will develop an appreciation of sociological concepts and theories that will help you engage with the most pressing challenges in our world today. During the first and second years, you’ll study classical and modern social theories, and qualitative and quantitative research skills. In the final year, you will write a dissertation and choose from optional units. **Teaching** You’ll learn from academics with expertise across the social sciences. Their international collaborations and research activities feed into undergraduate teaching and contribute to your learning experience. Our researchers have specialisms in: children and families health international development justice and rights migration policy design and analysis poverty violence and crime **Careers** Those who study our social sciences degrees have excellent career options. Our graduates have worked as social and policy researchers, civil servants, international consultants, journalists, accountants and in a variety of government, charity sector and business-related roles. Our recent graduates have gone on to work for: Amazon Guide Dogs Parliamentary Research Service Goldman Sachs BBC Worldwide

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,BathUnited Kingdom