Why study for a Durham Undergraduate Degree in the School of Applied Social Sciences?
Durham is one of the UK's leading universities, ranked third in the Times Good University Guide 2012, and is the third oldest in England. The University offers a high level of student support through both college and academic tutors, and college life is an important and integral part of the Durham experience. The University and the world heritage city of Durham provide an outstanding and unforgettable setting in which students are invited to enjoy the undergraduate experience to the full, in terms of studying, socialising, and playing sports.
As a large multi-disciplinary school, SASS offers Undergraduate programmes in criminology, sociology & sport. These are consistently highly regarded in national league tables (Sociology is currently ranked third in the Complete University Guide; 5th in the Times Good University Guide. Sport is ranked 2nd in CUG; 4th in Times.) Both Sociology and Sport students are in the top 10 nationally for graduate prospects as ranked by the Times Good University Guide which reflects the University's strong reputation for graduate employability.