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Sociology, Politics and Religion BA

UCAS code: L390

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Campus
Study mode:
Full time
Required A-level:
AAB
Full entry requirements, including contextual requirements
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2024
Application deadline:
31 January 2024
Apply via UCAS

PLEASE NOTE: This course will open for applications in September 2023 (for a September 2024 start) This Sociology, Politics and Religion BA – the first of its kind in the UK – equips you with the social scientific skills and knowledge you need to analyse religion in the world today. You’ll learn more about the complex relationships between society, politics and religion and explore the ways that contemporary religious expressions shape – and are shaped by – cultural, social and political trends. This pioneering programme offers a curriculum that focuses on the study of sociology and political science, with complementary multidisciplinary modules that span anthropology, history, religion, and beyond.

Key benefits

  • Experience an innovative approach to the study of religion and society, seen through the lens of sociological and political science perspectives.
  • Join a department that’s ranked 1st in the UK for our research environment (REF2021). 100 per cent of our research environment was rated 'world-leading' (4*), and 91 per cent of our research impact was rated either 'world-leading' (4*) or 'internationally excellent' (3*).
  • Learn from a curriculum that puts London’s rich, religious culture at the centre and incorporates field trips to visit places of worship like mosques and temples or browse collections at the National Gallery and the British Museum.
  • Develop key transferable skills to apply to a wide range of exciting careers.

Employability

Graduates of the Sociology, Politics and Religion BA will gain a host of transferrable skills that are sought after by a variety of employers, including critical analysis, debate, diplomacy, cultural awareness, ethics, understanding of diversity and inclusion and communication.

This degree provides a good grounding for careers in government, the civil service, non-government organisations, social services, the caring professions, charities, law, the City, academia, PR and advertising, journalism and the media, entertainment and the arts, and the church and other religious organisations.

Read more about our graduates here.

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Insight Manager at ISPUN
  • Sales Executive at an Events company
  • PR Assistant
  • Research Ethics Co-ordinator at the National Research Ethics Service
  • Researcher at the Houses of Parliament
  • Trainee Accountant
  • Children/Family Worker at Regents Trust
  • Publishing Assistant at Allison and Busby
  • Research Assistant at Tyndale House
  • Company Director at a Musical Entertainment company

Employability

Graduates of the Sociology, Politics and Religion BA will gain a host of transferrable skills that are sought after by a variety of employers, including critical analysis, debate, diplomacy, cultural awareness, ethics, understanding of diversity and inclusion and communication.

This degree provides a good grounding for careers in government, the civil service, non-government organisations, social services, the caring professions, charities, law, the City, academia, PR and advertising, journalism and the media, entertainment and the arts, and the church and other religious organisations.

Read more about our graduates here.

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Insight Manager at ISPUN
  • Sales Executive at an Events company
  • PR Assistant
  • Research Ethics Co-ordinator at the National Research Ethics Service
  • Researcher at the Houses of Parliament
  • Trainee Accountant
  • Children/Family Worker at Regents Trust
  • Publishing Assistant at Allison and Busby
  • Research Assistant at Tyndale House
  • Company Director at a Musical Entertainment company

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Campus
Study mode:
Full time
Required A-level:
AAB
Full entry requirements, including contextual requirements
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2024
Application deadline:
31 January 2024
Apply via UCAS

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