BSc Sociology

Sociology examines society and our experience of it as individuals, working professionals, families, communities and organisations. Ideally suited to those with an inquisitive mind, sociology encourages you to look at the world in different ways, questioning conventional wisdom and social structures

September Entry

Start date

4 years



Fees per session

Students on the sociology course engage with real-life issues and produce work that has contemporary social relevance. They also acquire a range of skills that enables them to access a broad range of employment opportunities.

Lecturer at Nile University

Study Modules

BSc Sociology - FAQs

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • Direct Entry: Available
  • JAMB Subjects Combinations: Use of English, three Social Science or Arts
  • O’ Level Subject Combinations: Candidates who wish to study Sociology must have obtained credit passes in Mathematics and English Language plus credit pass in either Economics, Geography or Government and two other subjects at the SSCE, NECO, GCE or their equivalent in not more than two sittings. An acceptable UTME score is required.

It is taught using a mixture of lectures, small group seminars, personal tutorials and practical, ‘hands-on’ skills workshops. Core course content will be delivered during the lectures, while the associated seminars and workshops offer opportunities for you to explore topics more independently and in more depth.

We will encourage you individually and in groups to present the debates, theories and perspectives, and evaluate the policies associated with a range of social issues including: inequality, social exclusion, crime and social control, community cohesion and neighbourhood renewal

Sociology graduates can go on to roles relating to education, human resources, media, communications, research, marketing, business development, operations, community and social services

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