Sociology, and this course, investigates social life and the way it shapes people’s behaviour, beliefs and identity.

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Key Facts



BA (Hons) Sociology

Degree Duration

4 Years :

1 Year Pathway + 3 Year Degree


Pathways Available

International Year Zero


Start Dates

Degree Overview

The subject matter ranges from an examination of the face-to-face interactions of daily life to large-scale social institutions, social movements and global processes. By understanding the social world, we gain a better understanding of ourselves and our own social situations.

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  • This course is available as a 4-year ‘with Placement Year’ option. Please apply for Sociology with Placement Year BA L30P.

Why Study this Degree

The course structure is flexible enough to offer a range of specialisms and a breadth of choice.

The course is taught by experts in the subject who aim to be innovative and to meet real needs.

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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Bangor University

Founded in 1884 and dedicated to academic excellence for more than 130 years, Bangor University is among the oldest degree-awarding institutions in the UK.

With around 11,000 students from over 120 nationalities, international students find Bangor a truly welcoming community and a special place to study.

Bangor University has been ranked among the top 70 global institutions and 1st in Wales for their impact on society outside their research and teaching, in 2020. And ranked among the top 15 in the UK for teaching quality that same year.