Subject in detail
This degree programme combines core modules in social theory and social research methods with optional modules in sociology, social policy or subjects from other departments.
Through an appreciation of sociological concepts and theories, you will develop a critical and historical understanding of social relationships. The degree seeks to provide you with a good analytical and methodological foundation for the study of collective and individual behaviour.
This programme will appeal to those more experienced who want to understand the social forces that have shaped their lives and social situations.
Teaching and learning
Lead lectures, tutor-led seminars and tutorials, student-led seminars, IT practical sessions, practical workshops and problem-based learning scenarios.
Methods of assessment
Written unseen examinations, seen examinations, coursework, practical presentations (group and individual), placement report, research reports, dissertation.