Society Joint Honours
In the National Student Survey (2012) 93% of Society Joint Honours students were satisfied with the programme, the highest overall satisfaction rate in our competitor set.
The Society Joint Honours degrees provide you with a unique opportunity to develop knowledge, insight and understanding in two subject areas that complement each other. There are four subjects which can be chosen within this degree; you choose two of these subjects to study which gives you the chance to tailor-make your degree around your academic and career interests.
The academic rigour of the Society Joint Honours degree provides you with the breadth and depth, to enable your career options to be as flexible as possible. You will be taught by a diverse team of academics from a range of professional backgrounds and are given the opportunity to explore a range of career prospects, including new and emerging professions within education, social care, voluntary sector and multidisciplinary settings.
At Northumbria, the Society Joint Honours team holds a proven track record in supporting non-traditional students during their time with us, and due to the close knit community developed when on the course, a supportive relationship is built up with staff as they support and encourage you to make the most of the learning opportunities available to you.
Why study Joint Honours at Northumbria?
- Our part routes offer coherent, stimulating and effective programmes of study.
- The course enables students to explore a range of career opportunities, including new and emerging professions, relating to each subject area.
- The course enables students to plan and develop lifelong learning interests.
- It enables students to assume responsibility for managing an intellectually diverse programme of study within different contexts of teaching and learning.
- Society Joint Honours degrees are designed to enhance the career options and employability of their graduates.
This course is offered full time over three years or part-time over four to six years.
There are four part routes for you to choose from when studying Joint Honours at Northumbria. Students choose two of the following:
The Health in Contemporary Society part route will not be available for 2013 applications.