City University London Sociology

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City University London Sociology


BSc (Hons)

Sociology enables us to understand society and our roles within it. It is concerned with the ways in which social relations between people emerge, are sustained and change.

Who is it for?

The BSc (Hons) in Sociology course is for those wishing to study and develop methodological expertise in order to analyse social data and engage with social policy debates.

The degrees affiliation with City’s Q-Step Centre ensures that graduates posses strong data literacy and quantitative methods skills, which are highly sought after in sectors as diverse as government, education, market research, not-for-profit sector, the financial sector and news media.


BSc (Hons) in Sociology examines the organisation of contemporary societies and explores the opportunities and structural inequalities that define our everyday lives. You will have the opportunity to study topics such as the following:

  • Social class and social mobility
  • ‘Race’ and ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Culture
  • Identity
  • Inequality and intersectionality
  • Migration
  • Media
  • Crime and criminology.

You will have the opportunity to appreciate the complex interplay between local and global forces, with particular reference to life in the 21st century metropolis, which  – in our case – is London. This course will develop your critical thinking and skills in the analysis, interpretation and production of social data.