Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) has a rich cultural heritage and traces its origins back to 1823.
It is now proud to be a new civic university offering degrees that are driven by internationally acclaimed research and based on practical learning. The university is ranked among the world's top 150 universities by The Young University Rankings 2019.
Its multi-disciplinary staff are actively involved in a wide range of innovative applications of computer science. Research and teaching includes computer science but also extends to more surprising topics, including computational art, virtual reality, computer music, digital sociology and education technology.
BA (Hons) Sociology - An Overview
BA (Hons) Sociology at LJMU is a varied degree, which offers a unique opportunity to undertake a contemporary, critical and sector-leading programme of study. The degree will develop your research skills and help you explore alternate ideas and respect points of view that may be contrary to your own, including providing core training in sociological methods and theory.
With BA (Hons) Sociology you study unique pathways that reflect the diversity of the discipline and student interest, including the sociology of culture (identity, religion, music and photography), social inequalities (class, gender and sexuality, disability, health), social policy (sociology in action and green issues) and global issues (social scales, mobilities, development, societal differences and pathways). BA (Hons) Sociology courses are taught by a faculty well-versed in sociological concepts including leading scholars who have published books and articles.
Programme Structure, Courses and Specification
You study 18 courses over a period of three years to earn the BA (Hons) Sociology degree.