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BA (Hons)History and Sociology

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Overview

This programme will allow you to combine the study of history and sociology. You will study at a World Heritage Site, itself a living legacy of British scientific, maritime and imperial history, as well as a thriving multicultural centre of contemporary Britain.

Living history
The history pathway explores a wide range of historical topics, from global events to community history, and from witchcraft to the World Wars. We take full advantage of our historically and culturally rich location and proximity to central London, incorporating visits to museums and archives into our courses and offer opportunities for you to develop your research skills and to develop practical and professional skills through a work placement.

Applied sociology
The sociology element of this programme will allow you to specialise in the study of applied sociology. Sociology is an innovative and vibrant subject offering students the opportunity to study courses covering a range of issues from consumer culture to social justice, from gender and identity to global relations. A broad foundation in sociological thinking and critique is offered while also supporting you to pursue your own ideas and interests through focused research.

Programme structure

Year 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Introducing History: Ideas and Practice (30 credits)
The Changing Faces of Britain 1707 – 1918 (30 credits)
Inequality and Social Change (30 credits)
Applying Sociology (15 credits)
Self in Society (15 credits)

Year 2
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Key Thinkers in Sociology (30 credits)

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

Education and Social Formation (30 credits)
Drug Use in Society (30 credits)

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

Global Exploration: From Columbus To Scott’s Antarctic (30 credits)
‘The People’s War’: The Second World War, Society, Culture and Legacy (15 credits)
Island Nation: Britain and the Sea 1805 – Present (15 credits)
Atlantic Worlds 1650-1783 (15 credits)
Empire and Nation in the Middle East (15 credits)
Remaking English Society, c. 1550-1760 (15 credits)
Witchcraft in Early Modern England and New England (15 credits)
History Work Placement (30 credits)

Year 3
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

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.

History Work Placement (30 credits)
The History Dissertation (30 credits)

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

A Global History of Genocide (30 credits)
Gendering the British: Nation, Citizenship & Rights (30 credits)
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)

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

Migration and Citizenship (15 credits)
Family and Society (15 credits)
Globalisation: Social and Political Perspective (15 credits)
Family Policy (15 credits)

Career opportunities

Careers are available 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.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States