Psychology, Sociology and Criminology

Study one of our psychology, sociology or criminology courses and we'll give you the knowledge, confidence and motivation to make a real difference to society and your community. You'll develop skills which will allow you to question, critique and evaluate the world around you, including the option to undertake a placement year, either in the UK or abroad.


out of 115 universities in the UK for our Psychology courses (Guardian University Guide 2021).


for Psychology in the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2018.


in employment or further study 6 months after graduation (HESA 2018).

Welcome to Sociology at UWE Bristol

Recent graduate, Sophia Hanke, was inspired by her course to make a short film which features students and lecturers talking about studying sociology.

"As a result of my placement year, I am in a much stronger position to complete my dissertation, and am also a competitive candidate for graduate jobs. I would recommend it to every undergraduate."

BSc(Hons) Psychology, Nina

BSc(Hons) Psychology Nina

Sociology: Career and Employability

Find out how a degree in Sociology at UWE Bristol will prepare you for employment.