QMU-Undergraduate-Prospectus- UG Prospectus 2019 - Page 133

Year Four modules Dissertation/ European Social Policy and Politics/ Options may include: Gender Justice and Violence: Feminist Approaches/ Queer Theory, Gender & Sexual Politics; Sociology of Scotland/ Sustainable Development: Theory & Practice/ Sociology of Religion The modules listed here are correct at time of print (Feb 2018) but may differ slightly to those offered in 2019. Please check the website for any updates. Entry Requirements Scottish Higher BBCC A Level CCD Irish Leaving Certificate H3 H3 H3 H3 International Baccalaureate 26 points International IELTS of 6.0 with no element lower than 5.5 Required subjects Maths and English at S/Int2/N5/GCSE. Mature/Access Related Access course — see our website for details at www.qmu.ac.uk/ college-qualifications We COURSE welcome applications from mature QUALITY students with relevant qualifications and / SATISFACTION or experience. 100% NATIONAL STUDENT SURVEY Direct Entry Year Two • HNC: HNC in a related subject with B in the graded unit • Scottish Higher: BC at Advanced Higher in relevant subjects plus BB at Higher • A Level: BBB in relevant subjects Year Three • HND in a related subject with CB in the graded units For details of related HNC and HND courses, see www.qmu.ac.uk/college- qualifications Associate student places You can study this course as an associate student completing your first year at Newbattle Abbey College or West Lothian College. For more information and entry requirements, see pages 32-33. Other information UCAS code L390 study for one semester at a university overseas. See pages 18-19 for more information. Placements N/A Teaching staff, class sizes and timetables Please see ‘How we teach and how you’ll learn’ section on pages 8-11. Course fees Please see pages 170-171 Professional registration/accreditation N/A Careers You will develop a wide range of knowledge, skills and aptitudes on the course and this will be reflected in the diverse array of jobs open to you on graduation. Social and community work, consumer and social research, public policy development, teaching, academia, marketing and human resource management have often been favoured by graduates. This degree is suitable for all kinds of general graduate employment. Why QMU? Duration 3/4 years full-time This is the first specifically public sociology undergraduate course in Scotland. Start date September 2019 You will develop the ability to make sense of complex and challenging social issues. Delivery On campus Awarding body QMU. Please see the ‘External review’ section on pages 8-11. Exchange opportunities* In Year Two, you have the opportunity to 131 You will be able to reflect on how the public sociologist and sociological knowledge can effect positive changes in the quality of the everyday lives of individuals.