Combined Honours

Sociology

Sociology

Overview

Discover our range of Sociology modules for 2017-18.

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The range of modules offered may change each academic year.

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Further information

For further information about this subject, including any pre-requisites, visit the Sociology subject page.

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Stage 1

Find out about Sociology modules for Stage 1.

Students study either 40-60 credits from the list below in Stage 1.

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Module CodeModule Title Credit ValueSemester 
SOC1027 Comparing Cultures (Recommended module if unable to take SOC1030) 20 1
SOC1029 Doing Sociology 20 1
SOC1030 The Sociological Imagination: An Introduction to the Discipline (Recommended module) 20 1
SOC1031 Knowing in Sociology: An Introduction to Theory, Methods and Epistemology 20 2
SOC1032 Politics and Society 20 2
SOC1033 Understanding Everyday Life (Capped at 140) (Involves fieldwork) 20 2

Stage 2

Find out about Sociology modules for Stage 2.

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
SOC2038 Conceptualising Gender 20 2
SOC2041 Issues in Urban Sociology 20 1
SOC2056 Sociology of Health & Illness 20 2
SOC2058

Understanding Social Change and Social Transformation

20 1
SOC2067 Consumer Culture: An Anthropological Perspective 20 2
SOC2069 Researching Social Life 1 20 1
SOC2070

Researching Social Life 2 (Co-requisite SOC2069) (Pre-requisite for SOC3097 dissertation in Sociology)

20 2
SOC2071 The Sociology of Childhood 20 2
SOC2082 Politics of the Arts 20 1
SOC2084 Social Invention of Central Europe 20 2
SOC2086 Crime, Culture and Society (Capped at 110) 20 1

Stage 3

Find out about Sociology modules for Stage 3.

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester 
SOC3045 Regulating Sexuality 20 1
SOC3073 Exploring Social Complexity 20 1
SOC3091 CSI Newcastle: The Sociology of the Forensic Sciences 20 1
SOC3092 Moral Dilemmas, Judgements and Debate: The Anthropology of Rights and Wrongs 20 1
SOC3093 Social Movements in Health 20 2
SOC3095 The Internet and Society 20 2
SOC3096 From Access to Success: Educational Inequalities in a Global Age 20 2
SOC3097 Dissertation in Sociology (Pre-requisite SOC2070) 40 1&2