Combined Honours

Sociology

Sociology

Overview

Discover our range of Sociology modules for 2019-20.

Find out about modules available for:

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 or 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 125) (Involves one fieldtrip) 20 2

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 2
SOC2058

Understanding Social Change and Transformation

20 1
SOC2067

Consumer Cultures: An Anthropological Perspective

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
SOC2071 The Sociology of Childhood 20 2
SOC2084 Social Invention of Central Europe 20 1
SOC2085 Refugees and Displacement: Borders, Camps, and Asylum 20 2
SOC2086 Post-disciplinary Criminology: Hermeneutics, Poststructuralism and Cultural Theory 20 1
SOC2087 Identity and Difference in Multicultural Britain 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 
SOC3077 Making People: Anthropology of Belonging, Life and Death 20 2
SOC3078 Dreamworlds: Society and the utopian imagination 20 2
SOC3084

Tools of Hope & Despair. Making Sense of Uncertainty & Expectation in Society

20 1
SOC3090

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

20 1
SOC3091 CSI Newcastle: The Sociology of the Forensic Sciences 20 1
SOC3092

Moral Dilemmas, Judgements and Debates: The

Anthropology of Rights and Wrongs
20 1
SOC3096 Educational Inequalities in a Global Age 20 2
SOC3097 Dissertation in Sociology (Pre-requisite SOC2070) 40 1&2
SOC3098 Community and Conflict in the Countryside 20 2
SOC3099 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity  20 2