Combined Honours

Sociology

Sociology

Overview

Discover our range of Sociology modules for 2021-22.

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

Module CodeModule Title Credit ValueSemester 
SOC1027

Comparing Cultures

(Recommended module if unable to take SOC1030)
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
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.

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
SOC2044 Social Control: Regulation, Neoliberalism and the State 20 1
SOC2056 Sociology of Health and Illness 20 2
SOC2058

Understanding Social Change and Transformation

20 1
SOC2067

Consumer Cultures: An Anthropological Perspective

20 2
SOC2069 Researching Social Life 1 (Co-requisite SOC2070) 20 1
SOC2070

Researching Social Life 2 (Co-requisite SOC2069)

(Note: this is the pre-requisite for SOC3097 dissertation)

20 2
SOC2084

Social Invention of Central Europe

20 1
SOC2086 Post-disciplinary Criminology: Hermeneutics, Poststructuralism and Cultural Theory 
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
SOC3077

Making People: The Anthropology of Personhood from Before Birth to

After Death
20 2
SOC3078

Dreamworlds: Society and the Utopian Imagination

20 2
SOC3090

Investigating the Body

20 1
SOC3096

Educational Inequalities in a Global Age

20 2
SOC3097 Dissertation in Sociology (Pre-requisite SOC2070) 40 1&2