Sociology Undergraduate Modules 2018-19

The module details in this section are only applicable to students who will be studying them between September 2018 and August 2019.

If you wish to look at details for a module you studied in an earlier academic year please see undergraduate modules for other academic years.

If you intend to study one of these modules from September 2019 or later, please refer to the module list for September 2019 - August 2020.

Information for Inbound Exchange Students

Please note that inbound study abroad students studying in Exeter/Penryn for one semester only can only choose from modules that are running in either Term 1 or Term 2. You are not able to choose modules that run in Terms '1 and 2' as these modules run for the full year.

Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SOC1003 Imagining Social Worlds: Texts 15 1
SOC1004 Introduction to Social Data 15 1
SOC1019 Contemporary Society: Themes and Perspectives 15 1
SOC1020 Contemporary Society: Field and Case Studies 15 2
SOC1028 Media and Society 15 2
SOC1037 Introduction to Social Analysis: Classical Social Theory 15 1
SOC1038 Introduction to Social Analysis: Contemporary Social Theory 15 2
SOC1039 Social Issues: Part I - Introducing Crime and Deviance 15 1
SOC1040 Social Issues: Part II - Themes in Criminology 15 2
SOC1041 Data Analysis in Social Science 15 2
SOC1045 Introduction to Criminal Justice 15 2

Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SOC2004 Into the Field 15 2
SOC2005 Theoretical Sociology 30 1 and 2
SOC2009 Deviance: Interdisciplinary Perspectives 15 2
SOC2014 Media in Society 15 1
SOC2021 Understanding Social Inequalities 15 2
SOC2030 Sociology of Art and Culture 15 2
SOC2031 Ethnomusicology 30 1 and 2
SOC2032 Culture and Perception in Everyday Life 15 2
SOC2033 Addiction 15 1
SOC2034 Gender and Society 1: Body and Sexuality in Contemporary Perspective 15 1
SOC2035 International Criminal Justice: Comparative Criminology 15 2
SOC2036 International Criminal Justice: Application of Theory to Transnational and International Crime 15 1
SOC2039 Sociology of Family and Gender 15 2
SOC2040 Actor-Network-Theory 15 1
SOC2046 The Holocaust and Society 15 1
SOC2050 Knowing the Social: perception, memory and representation 15 1
SOC2077 Data Analysis in Social Science II 15 1
SOC2085 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society Part 1: Medicine and Social Control 15 1
SOC2087 Disability and Society 15 2
SOC2088 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society: Part 2: Bodies in Society 15 2
SOC2094 Data Analysis in Social Science III 15 2
SOC2095 On Violence 30 1 and 2
SOC2096 Cyborg Studies 15 1
SOC2097 Environment and Society 15 2
SOC2098 Sociology of Imprisonment 15 2
SOC2101 Police and Policing 15 1
SOC2103 Senses and Society 15 1
SOC2104 Victimology 15 1
SOC2105 Contemporary Capitalism, Critique and Resistance 15 1
SOC2107 Culture and Wellbeing 15 1
SOC2112 Introduction to Terrorism Studies 30 1 and 2
SOC2114 Anthropology of the State 15 1
SOC2115 Deception 15 2

Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SOC3013 Gender and Society 1 15 1
SOC3028 Media in Society 15 1
SOC3030 Sociology of Art and Culture 15 2
SOC3031 Ethnomusicology 30 1 and 2
SOC3032 Culture and Perception in Everyday Life 15 2
SOC3033 Addiction 15 1
SOC3034 International Criminal Justice: Comparative Criminology 15 2
SOC3035 Deviance: Interdisciplinary Perspectives 15 2
SOC3036 International Criminal Justice: Application of Theory to Transnational and International Crime 15 1
SOC3037 Actor-Network-Theory 15 1
SOC3040 Dissertation 30 1 and 2
SOC3046 The Holocaust and Society 15 1
SOC3085 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society Part 1: Medicine and Social Control 15 1
SOC3087 Disability and Society 15 2
SOC3088 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society: Part 2: Bodies in Society 15 2
SOC3094 Data Analysis in Social Science III 15 2
SOC3095 On Violence 30 1 and 2
SOC3096 Cyborg Studies 15 1
SOC3097 Environment and Society 15 2
SOC3098 Sociology of Imprisonment 15 2
SOC3101 Police and Policing 15 1
SOC3103 Senses and Society 15 1
SOC3104 Victimology 15 1
SOC3107 Culture and Wellbeing 15 1
SOC3108 Sociology of Family and Gender 15 2
SOC3109 Contemporary Capitalism, Critique and Resistance 15 1
SOC3111 Evidence-Based Policing 15 2
SOC3112 Introduction to Terrorism Studies 30 1 and 2
SOC3114 Anthropology of the State 15 1
SOC3115 Deception 15 2

College Modules

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SSI2001 Learning from Work Experience in Social Sciences 15 1 and 2
SSI2002 Data Analysis in the Workplace 15 2
SSI3017 Learning from Work Experience in the Social Sciences 15 1 and 2
SSI3018 Employment Experience Abroad 120 1, 2 and 3
SSI3999 One Year study abroad 120 1 and 2
SSIM903 Advanced Interdisciplinary Research Design 15 2
SSIM906 Quantitative Dissertation 45 2 and 3
SSIM908 Directed Practical Study: Agriculture and Food 30 1 and 2
SSIM909 Dissertation in Food Studies 60