Combined Honours

Sociology

Sociology

Overview

Discover our range of Sociology modules for 2020-21 (Please note: these modules reflect revisions following the University’s Education Resilience Framework in response to Covid-19)

Find out about modules available for:

The range of modules offered may change each academic year. 

Further information

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

You can also contact your Subject Adviser.

Stage 1

Find out about Sociology modules for Stage 1.

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

It is recommended that all students select SOC1030, or, if you are unable to, then SOC1027 is the recommended module.

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) (Note: includes fieldwork) 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 125) (Note: involves fieldwork) 20 2
SOC1034 Investigating Inequalities and Crime 20 1

Stage 2

Find out about Sociology modules for Stage 2.

Students would study either 40, 60 or 80 credits from the list below in 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
SOC2056 Sociology of Health and Illness 20 1
SOC2058

Understanding Social Change and Transformation

20 1
SOC2069 Researching Social Life 1 (Co-requisite SOC2070) 20 1
SOC2070

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

20 2
SOC2085 Refugees and Displacement: Borders, Camps, and Asylum 20 2
SOC2086 Post-disciplinary Criminology: Hermeneutics, Poststructuralism and Cultural Theory 
20 1
SOC2094 Class in Everyday Life 20 2

Stage 3

Find out about Sociology modules for Stage 3.

Students study either 40, 60 or 80 credits from the list below in 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
SOC3081 Anthropology in the City: Inquiry-driven module (Note: includes fieldwork) 20 2
SOC3090

Investigating the Body: Sociological Debates about the Social, Legal and Creative Management of the Human Body

20 2
SOC3097 Dissertation in Sociology (Pre-requisite SOC2070) 40 1&2
SOC3099 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity  20 1