Arden University

BA (Hons) Psychology & Sociology

Arden University
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Important information

Typology Bachelor's degree
Methodology Distance Learning
Duration 3 Years
Credits 360
Online campus Yes
Delivery of study materials Yes
Support service Yes
Virtual classes Yes
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Distance Learning
  • Duration:
    3 Years
  • Credits: 360
  • Online campus
  • Delivery of study materials
  • Support service
  • Virtual classes
Description

Study two core Social Science disciplines through Distance Learning with Arden University's BA (Hons) Psychology & Sociology Degree course. Both subjects explore and study human behaviours – but at different levels.

While Psychology focuses on individuals, Sociology looks at broader social issues that affect those individuals, such as poverty, inequality and social injustice.

These subjects are examined within the course alongside societal factors such as government policy and globalisation. You get the chance to consider the individual and the social aspects together, to give you a balanced understanding of how society functions.

Arden's School of Law and Social Sciences online course, delivered through our Distance Learning programme is fully flexible to meet your needs. You can study at a time and place to suit you and all your course materials are accessed through our online portal, iLearn.

To take into account

· What are the objectives of this course?

As well as the chance to explore these fascinating subjects together, you will also develop a range of practical and transferrable skills that will prepare you for a career in a wide range of industries. Enrolling on this Degree with Arden University gives you the opportunity to develop into a scientifically minded ‘social scientist’ with the skills to research effectively, analyse data and present findings in a variety of formats.

· Who is it intended for?

Around 60% of graduate jobs are open to graduates of any discipline so don’t restrict your thinking to the options suggested here. You might want to consider: Teaching Counselling International Aid/Development work Research Journalism Politics Community, Youth or Social work Typical employers include: The Government The NHS Local Education Authorities (LEAs) Charitable, counselling and voluntary organisations

· Requirements

Standard entry requirements are required for our online Psychology & Sociology Degree. To be eligible for this course you must have either: Two subjects at GCE A-Level or equivalent, plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level or equivalent; OR Completed a recognised Access Programme or equivalent. For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, you must have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (no less than 5.5 in any element).

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What you'll learn on the course

Psychology
Sociology
Psychology and Sociology
Interdisciplinary Study
Developmental psychology
Social & Developmental
Biological
Cognitive Psychology
Medicalisation
Social Psychology

Course programme

Modules

Level 4

  • Effective Interdisciplinary Study
  • Introduction to Social & Developmental Psychology
  • Introduction to Biological & Cognitive Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Medicalisation of the Self
  • Key Studies in Psychology

Level 5

  • Research and Ethics in Action
  • Personality and Intelligence
  • Social Psychology
  • Abnormality & The Deviant Other
  • Cyber Communities & Social Networks
  • Protests, Mass Movements & Rebellion

Level 6

  • Research Planning & Project
  • Contemporary Developmental Psychology
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Consumer Society & The Commodification of Beings
  • Insecurity & Precariousness in the Globalised World

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