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Sociology and Applied Social Studies

The School of Sociology and Applied Social Studies has an established reputation of high quality teaching and research.

Undergraduate Courses

Our courses are studied on a full time basis at our Jordanstown and Magee campuses. They include Community Youth Work, Social Work, and Sociology. At Ulster we offer combined degrees, so Sociology can be studied alongside Criminology.


2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Community Development

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Transformng communities: empowering people.
2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Community Youth Studies

Certificate - Certificate

A one year pre-voational introduction to Community Youth Studies
2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Community Youth Work

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Embark on a professional career working with young people in the community.
2017/18

Full-time Undergraduate course Community Youth Work

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

A professional career working with young people in the community.
2018/19

Full-time Undergraduate course Community Youth Work

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

A professional career working with young people in the community.
2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Restorative Practices

Certificate - Certificate

Equipping students to apply knowledge and skills to work restoratively in their communities, workplaces and wider lives.
2018/19

Full-time Undergraduate course Social Work (2 Year accelerated course for relevant graduates)

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

2-year 'fast track' BSc Honours degree in Social Work for applicants with a previous degree (2:2 or higher) in a cognate area.
2017/18

Full-time Undergraduate course Social Work (2 Year accelerated course for relevant graduates)

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

The 2 year Social Work fast-track is for graduates who already have a degree in a cognate area and wish to train as a professional Social Worker
2017/18

Full-time Undergraduate course Social Work (3 year full-time course)

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

To provide students with a high quality learning experience to acquire the knowledge, skills and values to obtain gainful employment in social work.
2018/19

Full-time Undergraduate course Social Work (3 year full-time course)

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

To provide students with a high-quality learning experience to acquire the knowledge, skills, and values to obtain gainful employment in social work.
2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Sociology

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc Hons (Modular)

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching and learning, consistently achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey
2017/18

Full-time Undergraduate course Sociology

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc Hons (Modular)

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching and learning, consistently achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey
2018/19

Full-time Undergraduate course Sociology

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc Hons (Modular)

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching and learning, consistently achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey
2017/18

Full-time Undergraduate course Sociology with Criminology

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching & learning, consistently achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey.
2018/19

Full-time Undergraduate course Sociology with Criminology

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching & learning, consistently achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey.
2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Sociology with Criminology

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching and learning, consistently achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey
2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Sociology with Politics

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching and learning, consistently achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey
2018/19

Full-time Undergraduate course Sociology with Politics

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching & learning, consistently achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey.
2017/18

Full-time Undergraduate course Sociology with Politics

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching & learning, consistently achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey.

Postgraduate Courses

We offer two postgraduate courses that are studied part-time at our Jordanstown campus, our courses are Community Youth Work and Restorative Practices.

2017/18

Part-time Postgraduate course Community Youth Work

Postgraduate Diploma/Master of Science - PgDip/MSc

Postgraduate Diploma/ Master's in Community Youth Work.
2017/18

Part-time Postgraduate course Restorative Practices

Master of Science - MSc

Equiping students to apply knowledge and skills to work restoratively in their communities, workplaces, and wider lives.