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    Having deferred entry (for 2017 admission) in a totally different course, a few weeks ago I decided to transfer to Social and Political Sciences. I am very interested in Sociology and Politics - and as far as I can tell, that's essentially what this course is.

    How correct am I in thinking that? I've obviously looked at all the modules but additionally would appreciate any advice / feedback from current students on this course. The sociology of the course is very important to me - that is where I would want to specialise.

    Also, I've never actually visited this department. I've visited the university for my old department... but never for Politics. How is it? Is it a nice building? Good facilities? Good location?

    I intend to live in the new campus of the university to get the nicer accommodation... will this be a huge inconvenience having to travel to the Politics department everyday? I am not keen on living in Derwent College (where I believe the department is based?), as the standard of accommodation didn't really appeal to me.

    I would very much appreciate if anyone could help me out a bit here
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    Hey!If you are interested in both sociology and politics Social and poltiical sciences (SPS) is the perfect course for you. I am about to finish my time at York studying SPS but I was in a similar position where I loved both disciplines and wanted a course that would allow me to study my particular interests. The sociology department is great and there are so many interesting modules on offer. Once you start, SPS will organise evenings where students from various years get together and exchange specific information about each module, what they enjoyed/disliked etc etc. I found this so useful for my selection process! In terms of accomodation, it does not really matter where you are based on the old campus as lectures are spread out across the university (for example I had lectures in Derwent, James, Alcuin etc ). I agree about Derwent accomodation standards however it is the best college for social events etc. However you could consider other colleges accommodation such as James and Alcuin that are both great to live in. Living on the new campus is a free bus ride away from the old campus so it isn't too inconvenient.Hope this helps!
 
 
 
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