Sociology involves the study of the social processes that shape people’s lives around the world.
At Newcastle we closely integrate the study of two allied social sciences:
You can read an overview of the subject area and get an idea of the diverse range of modules on offer at these links:
You can also take our subjects, geography, politics and sociology as part of a degree in Combined Honours:
Taking you where you want to go
Taking teaching seriously
Teaching: 8th best in the country (National Student Survey)
Understanding the real world
Top marks for enthusiastic teaching (National Student Survey)
Challenging yourself and the world around you
Top marks for staff contact (National Student Survey)
Top marks for communication (National Student Survey)
Achieving the perfect balance
National Student Survey: Top position for organisation and management
Our students are part of a lively, diverse academic community at the heart of a fantastic, cosmopolitan city.
Our staff are dedicated teachers and their current research feeds directly into the modules they teach. This means that you gain a thorough grounding in the study of social life and social theory, brought to life with material from cutting-edge research.
Humanities and Social Science Undergraduate Excellence Scholarships are available to new UK and EU students entering Sociology (L300) and Politics and Sociology (LL32) at Newcastle University in 2015. Further information on the Excellence Scholarships and eligibility criteria is available at www.ncl.ac.uk/undergraduate/finance/scholarships/subject/hass/.
Applications are made online through UCAS, and more information about the process is available from our Undergraduate Admissions department. If you are thinking about applying, you can learn more about politics by attending one of our university Pre-Application Open Days.
Undergraduate applicants who receive an offer will be invited to attend one of our Post-Application Visit Days.