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BA (Hons) Sociology

University of Derby Number 1 University in the East Midlands for graduate employment

Why choose this course?

Studying Sociology at Derby will give you a head start in a richly rewarding graduate career - and prepare you for life as an actively engaged citizen.

  • Explore a wide-ranging subject which gives you the knowledge, skills and confidence to pursue a successful career in many different sectors
  • 100% of students said that they were satisfied with our course (NSS 2016)
  • Get to the heart of public debates: ours is a modern course where you’ll focus on the issues and trends influencing society today
  • Boost your employability through work placements, fieldwork and advanced research skills
  • Gain an international perspective on sociological issues - with the chance to go on an exchange to Charles University in Prague
  • Be inspired by our enthusiastic and approachable teaching team who will support you every step of the way
  • Study in a city with a strong heritage in sociology: Herbert Spencer, credited with founding the study of sociology, was born in Derby.

You can also choose to study Sociology as a joint honours degree and combine it with another subject.

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