Sociology Undergraduate Modules 2017-18

The modules in this list are only applicable to students who will be studying them between September 2017 and August 2018.

If you intend to study one of these modules from September 2018 or later

You may refer to the descriptors listed below 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, and we cannot guarantee that a module available in any academic year will continue to be available in subsequent years.

The modules for September 2018 - August 2019 will begin to be listed here in March 2018 (exact date to be confirmed).

If you are a previous or current student...

...and you are looking for the descriptor of a module you studied in an academic year prior to 2017-18, please see undergraduate modules for current students.

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: Fields and Case Studies 15 2
SOC1028 Media and Society 15 2
SOC1036 Foucault-Discipline and Punish 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 1

Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SOC2004 Into the Field 15 2
SOC2005 Theoretical Sociology 30 1 and 2
SOC2016 Gender and Society 30 1 and 2
SOC2030 Sociology of Art and Culture 15 2
SOC2031 Ethnomusicology 30 1 and 2
SOC2032 Culture and Perception in Everyday Life 15 2
SOC2035 International Criminal Justice: Comparative Criminology 15 2
SOC2036 International Criminal Justice: Application of Theory to Transnational and International Crime 15 1
SOC2038 On Violence 15 1
SOC2039 Sociology of Family and Gender 15 2
SOC2050 Knowing the Social: perception, memory and representation 15 1
SOC2061 Media in Society 30 1 and 2
SOC2077 Data Analysis in Social Science II 15 1
SOC2078B Eat: The Social Self as Consumer 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 2
SOC2088 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society: Part 2: Bodies in Society 15 2
SOC2091 Immigration in Western Societies 15 1
SOC2092 Introduction to Terrorism Studies 15 1
SOC2094 Data Analysis in Social Science III 15 2
SOC2096 Cyborg Studies 15 1
SOC2097 Environment and Society 15 2
SOC2098 Sociology of Imprisonment 15 1
SOC2101 Police and Policing 15 2
SOC2102 Education and Society 15 2
SOC2104 Victimology 15 1
SOC2107 Culture and Wellbeing 15 1

Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SOC3002 On Violence 15 1
SOC3016 Gender and Society 30 1 and 2
SOC3030 Sociology of Art and Culture 15 2
SOC3031 Ethnomusicology 30 1 and 2
SOC3032 Culture and Perception in Everyday Life 15 2
SOC3034 International Criminal Justice: Comparative Criminology 15 2
SOC3036 International Criminal Justice: Application of Theory to Transnational and International Crime 15 1
SOC3040 Dissertation 30 1 and 2
SOC3078B Eat: The Social Self as Consumer 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 2
SOC3088 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society: Part 2: Bodies in Society 15 2
SOC3091 Immigration in Western Societies 15 1
SOC3092 Introduction to Terrorism Studies 15 1
SOC3094 Data Analysis in Social Science III 15 2
SOC3096 Cyborg Studies 15 1
SOC3097 Environment and Society 15 2
SOC3098 Sociology of Imprisonment 15 1
SOC3101 Police and Policing 15 2
SOC3102 Education and Society 15 2
SOC3104 Victimology 15 1
SOC3106 Media in Society 30 1 and 2
SOC3107 Culture and Wellbeing 15 1
SOC3108 Sociology of Family and Gender 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 1
SSI3017 Learning from Work Experience in the Social Sciences 15 1 and 2
SSI3018 Work Experience Abroad 120 1, 2 and 3
SSI3999 One Year study abroad 120 1 and 2
SSIM900 Contemporary Debates in Security, Conflict and Justice 15
SSIM903 Advanced Interdisciplinary Research Design 15 2
SSIM904 Research Design Methods & Skills for AQM 15 2
SSIM905 Mathematics and Programming Skills for Social Scientists 15 2
SSIM906 Quantitative Dissertation 45 2 and 3
SSIM907 Policy Analytics: Dissertation or Research Consultancy Project 60 1 and 2