Studying BSc (Hons) Sociology and Social Policy at Aston University will develop your sociological imagination whilst honing your critical thinking and analytical skills to understand 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 investigate the economic, social and political forces which influence government decision-making and you will develop a comprehensive understanding of policy-making processes at global, national and local levels of government.
You will be taught by research-active staff who are experts in contemporary topics like inequality, racism, health, migration, and more, and who constantly update their teaching based on research findings.
Opting for the placement year will provide you with invaluable real-world experience, boosting your employability.