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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SOC2005: Theoretical Sociology

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Critical theory; structure and agency; technology and rationality; postmodernism; practice theory; interpretivism; biopolitics; social construction of knowledge

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad
44 256 0

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity33Lectures 22 x 90 minute lectures
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity11 Tutorials
Guided independent study163 Reading and preparation for lectures, tutorials, and exam
Guided independent study93 Preparation for and writing of essay

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).

ELE – http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/