If you’re the kind of person who wants to examine and understand the reasons why individuals behave the way they do, then this course will help you to appreciate and explore the complex nuances of the mind and of society.
Exploring and studying human behaviours and their consequences, our psychology and sociology degree gives you the opportunity to build a solid foundation of skills in two fascinating social sciences. You’ll learn everything you need to demonstrate to employers that you’ve got what it takes to excel in a wide range of fascinating and rewarding roles.
The modules studied on our BA (Hons) Psychology and Sociology degree cover a variety of topics, from societal and psychological factors, such as government policy and globalisation, to understanding how society functions. As an undergraduate, you don’t need to have a fixed career path in mind to enrol on this course. As you study, you’ll start to form your own ideas about where you want to go in the future, and you’ll have full support from our academic team whichever career pathway you opt for.
This course gives you fundamental knowledge of two distinct disciplines, preparing you to become a well-rounded individual who can take on all manner of challenges in your professional life. As well as studying the many theories and concepts within each field, our psychology and sociology undergraduate degree gives you the opportunity to start analysing and evaluating concepts based on scientific methods – essential skills for you future professional life.
You have 3-9 years to complete this course, meaning that you can take up to 3 years to complete each level. However, many of our students complete their psychology and sociology course within 3-6 years.
*The order of modules within each level vary depending on intake and mode of study
The way we assess our students provides you with the opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a variety of ways. That’s why we choose a range of different methods to keep track of your progress. These include:
At Arden University we consider applications on a case by case basis. If you have significant work experience, have qualifications you have gained elsewhere, or a degree or qualification that isn't a clear pathway to this degree - we are more than happy to discuss your application.
Our BA (Hons) Psychology and Sociology degree has standard entry requirements. To be able to study this course, we need to see that you have:
We also offer an internal English test for applicants. More information on this can be found here.
We are happy to consider an application from you if you can evidence that you have relevant work experience where you can demonstrate critical thinking and analysis skills.
We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experiences.
Whilst you can read your study materials on your smart phone or tablet, to make the most of your learning experience, you will need access to a laptop or computer (we recommend one running the latest version of Windows), and a good stable internet connection.
Arden’s psychology and social science degrees are designed to explore human behaviours across diverse areas of psychology and social science such as criminology, sociology, and criminal justice. These courses provide you with a range of transferable skills that are valued by employers from a wide range of industries. Our Psychology online courses are accredited by The British Psychological Society, which means they are internationally recognised. I look forward to welcoming you to the Arden University family.
We don’t expect students at undergraduate level to have a set career path in mind before getting started. Instead, we prepare you with a range of universal skills that employers from a wide range of organisations will value. Whether you have a future profession in mind or not, we’re here to fully support and guide you in your future choices.
By studying two unique fields, you’ll learn a variety of practical and transferrable skills that will prepare you for a career in an industry you love. Studying for a psychology and sociology degree gives you the opportunity to develop into a real social scientist, with the skills needed to turn your passion into a lifelong career. These skills include:
A psychology and sociology course will help to launch your future as a smart, forward-thinking professional, so after graduating, you’ll be spoilt for choice on which career path to go for! Some of your career options could include:
You can also go on to study at Master’s Level. Arden University offer a variety of Master’s programmes and we are developing many more. Keep looking for further developments!
Once you’ve enrolled with Arden, our careers centre is easily accessible directly from inside our online platform, ilearn. The careers centre is here to help you discover the areas of your academic and professional life that you find most meaningful and rewarding, and then apply this to your career pathway.
Just a few of the career tools you’ll find in the careers centre include:
At Arden University, we’re dedicated to your readiness for the future workplace, and are committed to helping you gain the skills and qualifications you need as you progress in your professional life. Our Fast-Track Your Career promise has been developed to allow you to pursue your master’s degree with us - with no tuition fees to pay - once you have successfully completed your Arden undergraduate degree course.
On successful completion of your bachelor’s course, you can simply apply for the Arden master’s degree of your choice and you’ll then be able to progress with your postgraduate education completely free of any additional course tuition fees.
We’ll provide you with advice and guidance about which master’s course meets your career needs and provides a meaningful pathway from undergraduate to postgraduate study.
To see the full terms and conditions, please visit https://arden.ac.uk/terms-and-conditions