Studying BSc (Hons) Politics and Sociology at Aston University will develop your sociological imagination whilst honing your critical thinking and analytical skills to understand global politics and the broader implications of individual actions in society.
The programme delves into real-life experiences and their connections to larger social issues. You will explore the impact of social constraints, class, race, religion, and gender on inequality and life chances.
You will have the opportunity to explore major political topics going beyond the UK and Europe, covering Africa, Asia and North America. You will delve into international politics, analysing the dynamic political, economic and social forces that shape policies, cause conflicts and facilitate cooperation.
You will be taught by research-active staff who are experts in their respective fields and who constantly update their teaching based on the newest research findings. Opting for the placement year will provide you with invaluable real-world experience, boosting your employability.