BSc Sociology with Study Abroad (L301)
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|Application method||UCAS/Common Application|
|Course duration||4 year(s) full-time|
|Part-time study||Part-time study is not available for this course|
|Number of applications for 2014/15||355|
|Number of places for 2016/17||55|
About BSc Sociology with Study Abroad
Sociology at Bristol provides you with the academic and professional support needed for you to develop your own 'sociological imagination'.
This course follows the same structure as BSc Sociology, but with an additional year spent abroad.
The year abroad is an exciting opportunity to experience and study a different society and culture from a sociological perspective. Visit our Study and Work Abroad website to find out where you could study abroad.
Find out more about studying Sociology at Bristol including career prospects and how the course is taught and assessed.
- Key Social Thinkers
- Thinking Sociologically
- Social Identities and Divisions
- Doing Social Research
- Two open units from another subject area, usually from within the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
- Conceptualising the Social
- Investigating the Social
- A free choice of four 2nd year Sociology units from a range of options
Year abroad; you will take units chosen from those offered at the partner institution where you are studying.
- Sociology dissertation
- A free choice of four 3rd year Sociology units from a range of options
Typical offer for BSc Sociology with Study Abroad
(including international A-levels)
|ABB including an essay-based subject|
(including international A-levels)
|BBB including an essay-based subject|
|IB Diploma||32 overall to include 16 points at Higher Level with 5 in an essay-based subject at Higher Level|
|31 overall to include 15 points at Higher Level with 5 in an essay-based subject at Higher Level|
|Cambridge Pre-U||Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3|
|Access||Pass Access to HE Diploma with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit, including an essay-based subject|
|BTEC||DDM in a relevant subject|
|SQA||SH: AABBB and AH: AB including an essay-based subject|
|Welsh Bacc||Requirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute the same non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Level Core grade|
|EB||77% overall including an essay-based subject|
|International qualifications||Qualifications, scholarships and local information sources for your country|
|English language requirements||Profile B
Further information about English language requirements
|Subjects required at GCSE or equivalent:||grade C in English Language and Mathematics.|
More entry information
- Selection process: UCAS or Common Application.
- Deferred entry: Considered
- Sociology with Study Abroad admissions statement
- More about Sociology at Bristol
- University admissions policies and procedures
Admissions statements relate to 2016 entry and will be updated for 2017 entry in summer 2016.
Get in touch
For questions regarding study and admission contact:
Phone: +44 (0)117 394 1637
For information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit fees and funding.
Find out more about becoming a student at Bristol, and the support we offer to international students.
Key information about this course
Did you know?
- Students from more than 180 countries study with us, and we share more than 150 exchange links with institutions worldwide.
- Our Students' Union has over 200 student-run societies, and the Richmond Building, home to the Students' Union, is undergoing a £30-million renovation.
- 11 Bristol graduates and members of staff have been awarded Nobel prizes.
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