Our BA Sociology with Psychology lets you study two social sciences that naturally complement each other. You’ll get a well-rounded understanding of the major concepts and themes in both contemporary sociology and psychology – and how they relate to everyday life. Through a range of teaching methods, you’ll learn to analyse both macro and micro information, developing the skills needed to transform your findings into concrete, confident arguments. You’ll also enhance your research ability and gain valuable professional experience through a range of hands-on opportunities and work placements. You’ll be part of our engaging learning environment, with a specialist teaching approach that gives you plenty of support throughout your studies. You’ll also get a free electronic textbook for every module as part of your course. Our links with community organisations and NGOs across CA and Canada means you’ll get opportunities to build your professional skills with a range of prestigious work placement opportunities. You’ll have the option to extend your course by a year to spend your third year building the skills employers want as part of a paid work placement at a community organisation or NGO. Our academic advisers will also help you find your placement and give you the support you need to complete a winning application. During your course, you’ll get personalised support from your Personal Tutor, Student Learning Assistant, and Graduate Academic Assistant. Their first-hand experience in sociology and psychology means they understand how to best support you. Graduates of our psychology and sociology degree have launched careers in research, teaching, management, and a range of strategic roles.
Sociology with Psychology BA Honours
Develop your research abilities and theoretical knowledge to build understanding of both sociology and psychology – and improve your employability.
You will analyse the nature of social relationships between individuals, groups and social institutions. Your understanding of major concepts and themes in contemporary sociology and psychology will be developed and you will be able to relate them to life in the community. You will also examine a range of research strategies and methods in sociology and psychology and assess the appropriateness of their use.