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Postgraduate Module Descriptor


SOCM027: Social Theory

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level7
Credits30 ECTS Value15
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Professor Harry G West (Lecturer)

Dr Charles Masquelier (Lecturer)

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

The module introduces you to a range of central themes and issues that both classical and contemporary social theorists have addressed in their work, all with the view of equipping you with a broad range of conceptual tools with which to understand and research the social world. The thematic structure of the module will enable you to understand, as well as be encouraged to assess, the contribution theoretical traditions and paradigms under discussion can make to the analysis of those themes. 

Module created

04/01/2017

Last revised