Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Sociology
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code L300
Course Type UCAS
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor at UK Level 6  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
Application Date

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Duration 3 years.

Contact Teaching Times
Large Group Teaching
6 (hours maximum) in lectures

Medium Group Teaching
3 (hours maximum)
hours of practical classes, workshops or seminars each week

Personal Study
17 (hours maximum)
studying and revising in your own time each week, including some guided study using hand-outs, online activities etc.

Small Group Teaching/Personal Tutorial
10 (hours maximum)
one-to-one academic supervision during final year dissertation
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Entry Requirements

Expand+Entrance requirements
A level requirements

Irish leaving certificate requirements

Access Course
Successful completion of Access Course with an average of 65%.

International Baccalaureate Diploma
32 points ove...

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Expand+Learning and Teaching
We aim to deliver a high quality learning environment that embeds intellectual curiosity, innovation and best practice in learning, teaching and student support to enable students to achieve their full academic potential.


Course Content

Sociology is a scientific discipline concerned with the explanation of social life and human behaviour of all kinds. It equips students with the skills to understand the breadth of social practice, ranging from the global (including power a...

Subjects Taught

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Core Modules
In first year, you will learn to think sociologically and explore the sociological imagination using up-to-date research, from studies on Facebook to romance and dating. Our key module Digital Society allows students to criti...

Assessment Method

Expand+Modules are typically assessed by a combination of continuous assessment, assignments and/or final written examination. Examples of continuous assessment include:

Small Group Projects/Presentations – usually on a topic of students’ own choosin...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects
Your degree in Sociology will equip you with a range of transferable skills that are highly sought in a wide variety of fields in the contemporary jobs market. Sociology graduates are found in a range of occupations, i...

Further Enquiries Admissions
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