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BA (Hons) Sociology and Social Anthropology (with Placement Year)

Bournemouth University

Explore the social and cultural dimensions of human experience, and discover universalities and diversities in how humans live. Study identity, class, cultural practices and social change, and their impact on everyday life around the world.

  • This course emphasises contemporary social and political perspectives, discovering societies and cultures all over the world in the present and sometimes also in the past
  • Learn from expert sociologists and social anthropologists, as well as biological and archaeological anthropologists and criminologists 
  • You’ll develop your skills, knowledge and employability through applying theory to contemporary, real world challenges
  • Choose from either a 30-week ‘sandwich’ placement, or a shorter four-week placement – which could give you a professional skillset and crucial contacts as well as potentially making you more employable
  • Develop your own piece of research based on a topic that interests you, or aligns itself with your future career or study plans, in your final year dissertation.
  • 91% of graduates felt that they received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course. 
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    Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
    4 years


    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024
    • September 2025

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time