Study Schemes

BA  Sociology [L30F]

Academic Year: 2023/2024Single Honours scheme - available from 2019/2020

Duration (studying Full-Time): 4 years

Award Eligibility:Standard Awards; Excellence Scholarship;

Part 1 Rules

Year 1  Core (100 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS01120

Information in a Post-Truth World

GS09520

How to be a Student 1

GS09720

Introduction to Social Science

Semester 2
GS09320

How to be a Student 2

GS09620

The ‘Othered' Migrant: Social Science Perspectives

Year 1  Options

Semester 2
GS00820

Understanding Change - Environment, People, Places

GS09820

Representing the Other: Cultures and Clashes

Year 2  Core (100 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS10220

Conflict and Change: the making of urban and rural spaces

or
DA10520

Newid a gwrthdaro: Cynhyrchu gofodau gwledig a threfol

GS15120

Thinking Sociologically

GS17100

Introducing Sociological Research

Semester 2
GS14220

Place and Identity

GS16120

Key Concepts in Sociology

GS17120

Introducing Sociological Research

Year 2  Options

Choose 20 credits

Semester 1
DA10000

Byw mewn Byd Peryglus

FM10620

Studying Media

GS10000

Living in a Dangerous World

Semester 2
DA10020

Byw mewn Byd Peryglus

GS10020

Living in a Dangerous World

IP12520

Globalization and Global Development

PS11820

Conceptual and Historical Issues in Psychology

Part 2 Rules

Year 3  Core (80 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS20510

Social Research Methods

or
DA20510

Ymchwilio i bobl a lle

GS21600

Sociological Research in the 'Field'

GS23810

Quantitative Data Analysis

GS24220

Understanding (in)equality and (in)justice

Semester 2
GS21620

Sociological Research in the 'Field'

GS25020

Introduction to Social Theory

Year 3  Options

Choose 40 credits

Semester 1
DA20820

Astudio Cymru Gyfoes

GS22920

Placing Culture

Semester 2
DA23020

Lleoli Gwleidyddiaeth

FM21920

Advertising

GS23020

Placing Politics

Final Year  Core (60 Credits)

Compulsory module(s).

Semester 1
GS31200

Sociology Dissertation

or
DA31200

Traethawd Estynedig Cymdeithaseg

GS33320

Everyday Social Worlds

Semester 2
GS31240

Sociology Dissertation

or
DA31240

Traethawd Estynedig Cymdeithaseg

Final Year  Options

Choose 60 credits from the following. Up to 20 credits of the 60 may be taken from appropriate modules offered elsewhere in the univeristy.

Semester 1
DA32220

Cenedlaetholdeb a chymdeithas

FM38320

Gender and the Media

GS37520

Urban Risk and Environmental Resilience

GS37920

Memory Cultures: heritage, identity and power

Semester 2
GS30020

The psychosocial century

GS36820

The Global Countryside: Geographical and Sociological Perspectives

GS39120

Contemporary Global Migration

Aberystwyth University Standard Awards

  • Entrance Scholarship / Merit Award
  • Sports Bursary
  • Music Bursary
  • International Excellence Scholarship
  • Residential Bursary
  • Aberystwyth Bursary
  • Care Leaver Bursary