Sociology Undergraduate Modules 2019-20

The module details in this section are only applicable to students who will be studying them between September 2019 and August 2020.

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 2020 or later, you may refer to these descriptors as a guide; but please be aware that details they contain – including (but not limited to) reading lists, duration and assessments – may change for your academic year.

Note

  • The module list for Level One is currently incomplete; this will be finalised in August 2019.
  • The next compiled module list for the September 2020 - August 2021 academic year will be published here in March 2020 (exact date to be confirmed).

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
SOC1008 Imagining Social Worlds: Artefacts 15 2
SOC1019 Contemporary Society: Themes and Perspectives 15 1
SOC1020 Contemporary Society: Field and Case Studies 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
SOC1047 Imagining Social Worlds: Qualitative Research 15 2
SOC1048 Social Analysis I 15 1
SOC1049 Social Analysis II 15 2

Interdisciplinary Modules at Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)

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
SOC2030 Sociology of Art and Culture 15 2
SOC2031 Ethnomusicology 30 1 and 2
SOC2032 Culture and Perception 15 2
SOC2034 Gender and Society 1 15 1
SOC2035 International Criminal Justice: Comparative Criminology 15 2
SOC2036 International Criminal Justice: Application of Theory to Transnational and International Crime 15 1
SOC2037 Pharmaceutical Cultures 15 2
SOC2038 On Violence 15 1
SOC2039 Sociology of Family and Gender 15 2
SOC2040 Actor-Network-Theory 15 1
SOC2050 Knowing the Social World 15 1
SOC2077 Data Analysis in Social Science II 15 1
SOC2084 Ethnomusicology 15 2
SOC2085 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society Part 1: Medicine and Social Control 15 1
SOC2086 Addiction 30 1 and 2
SOC2087 Disability and Society 15 1
SOC2088 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society: Part 2: Bodies in Society 15 2
SOC2091 Immigration in Western Societies 15 1
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
SOC2116 Sociology and Demography of Religion 15 1
SOC2119 Introduction to Critical Theory 15 1
soc2052 Environments in Public 15 1

Interdisciplinary Modules at Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SPA2001 Debates Issues and Practices 15 2

College Modules at Level Two

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 1
SSI2005 Data Analysis in Social Science 2 15 1
SSI2006 Immigration in Western Societies 15 1
SSI2007 Data Analysis in Social Science 3 15 2

Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SOC3002 On Violence 15 1
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 15 2
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
SOC3080 Pharmaceutical Cultures 15 2
SOC3084 Ethnomusicology 15 2
SOC3085 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society Part 1: Medicine and Social Control 15 1
SOC3086 Addiction 30 1 and 2
SOC3087 Disability and Society 15 1
SOC3088 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society: Part 2: Bodies in Society 15 2
SOC3091 Immigration in Western Societies 15 1
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
SOC3116 Introduction to Social Network Analysis 15 2
SOC3117 Environments in Public 15 1
SOC3118 Sociology and Demography of Religion 15 1
SOC3119 Introduction to Critical Theory 15 1

Interdisciplinary Modules at Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SPA3001 Debates, Issues and Practices 15 2

College Modules at Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SSI3001 Introduction to Social Network Analysis 15 2
SSI3002 Immigration in Western Societies 15 1
SSI3003 Data Analysis in Social Science 3 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 Year Abroad 120 1 and 2