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History and Sociology, BA Hons
History and Sociology, BA Hons

History and Sociology, BA Hons

  • ID:UG440152
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£15,100.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • OtherFee/Year:£150.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£15,100.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • OtherFee/Year:£150.00
Estimated Total/program:
£82,650.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirement

IELTS 6.0 overall with minimum 5.5 in each skill

Course Information

This degree in history and sociology explores modern British, European and world history through the perspective of contentious issues in society, such as gender, ethnicity and social justice.

In this history and sociology degree, you will study contemporary and historical social theory, policy and practice in a vibrant, socially dynamic setting. Explore over five hundred years of social change with our creative and inspiring teachers through innovative modules which cover race, gender, violence, mobility and the family.

You'll be based on the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site, drawing on the local community resources, and museums of Greenwich, London and beyond. You'll develop IT and communication skills for a wide range of future careers and have the opportunity to undertake a placement in the public, creative or cultural sectors.

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Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Introducing History: Ideas and Practice (30 credits)

  • Inequality and Social Change (30 credits)

  • Applying Sociology (15 credits)

  • Self in Society (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • The Changing Faces of Britain 1707 – 1918 (30 credits)

  • Conflict, Commerce and Culture: Britain and the World, 1600-2000 (30 credits)

  • Making the Modern World: Europe, Asia, and Africa in the Long Nineteenth Century (30 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Key Thinkers in Sociology (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Race and Racialisation in Britain (15 credits)

  • The Global Sex Industry: Perspectives, Experiences and Responses (15 credits)

  • Education and Social Formation (15 credits)

  • Drug Use in Society (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

  • 'The People's War': The Second World War, Society, Culture and Legacy (15 credits)

  • Empire and Nation in the Middle East (15 credits)

  • History in Practice (30 credits)

  • Rebel Earth? History and Politics in the Anthropocene (15 credits)

  • “The Turbulent British”: A history of protest across the British Empire 1770 – 1930 (15 credits)

  • A Global History of Genocide Level 5 (15 credits)

  • Londonopolis: Material Lives in a Capital City, c.1600-1800 (15 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Gender, Race and Crime (15 credits)

  • Sociology of Gender and Sexuality (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • The History Dissertation (30 credits)

  • Work Placement (Level 6) (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Britain and the Suppression of the Slave trade 1807-1867 (15 credits)

  • Cities of the Sultans: Life in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire (15 credits)

  • Projecting Nations: Film, History and Propaganda (15 credits)

  • Writing Lives: Narratives of Defiance in North America & Britain 1850 -1950 (15 credits)

  • Footprints of Everyday Life: The Environmental History of Modern Britain (15 credits)

  • A Global History of Genocide (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Migration and Citizenship (15 credits)

  • Globalisation: Social and Political Perspectives (15 credits)

  • Family, Social Division, and the State (15 credits)

  • Understanding Social Contexts of Health and Illness (15 credits)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The skills you acquire through studying our courses will prepare you for careers in a wide range of industries and jobs. Graduates of this course have gone on to careers in research, teaching, administration and government, librarianship and information services, museums and heritage management, journalism, publishing and the arts. Some career options may require further study.

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