Goldsmiths, University of London

Course Introduction

Open to international students only, our BA Sociology (with International Foundation Year) is suitable for you if your academic qualifications do not yet meet our entrance requirements for an undergraduate degree. This four'year course includes a foundation year (Year Zero), followed by a further three years of undergraduate study. International students who are admitted to this programme will normally be eligible for a four'year CAS and student visa. This will last the duration of the degree. Our English language and academic skills modules supplement your academic subjects. Sociology offers illuminating insights into our lives. This degree examines how societies are organised, how people are united and divided in different cultural and social arrangements, and how people view their societies and their identities. You'll be taught in one of the UK's top sociology departments; in the most recent official assessment we achieved joint first ranking for the world'class quality of our research 'In the 2014 National Student Survey (NSS), sociology at Goldsmiths achieved a high score of 91% for the overall quality of our teaching. Our academics are responsible for actively shaping the discipline ' they're pioneers in their fields, and write the books that are on your reading lists. We co'ordinate a programme of talks featuring distinguished guests and visiting lecturers, so you'll be exposed to a wide range of sociological ideas and issues. You'll develop the transferable skills that are sought after by employers, including research and problem'solving skills, and communication skills. Our graduates have gone on to a wide range of careers in media and marketing, business and management, arts administration, and the voluntary and charitable sector.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time
BA (Hons)

Qualifications required:

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