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Sociology and Global Sustainable Development

Modules of study in your first year
Term GSD Modules CATS
Term 1 Economic Principles of GSD 15
Term 1 Social Principles of GSD 15
Term 2 Environmental Principles of GSD 15
Term 2 GSD Mini-Project 15
Term Sociology Modules CATS
Term 1 Quantitative Methods I 15
Term 1 History of Sociological Thought 15
Term 2 Researching Society and Culture 15
Term 2 Class and Capitalism in a Neoliberal World 15
Term First Year Certificate  
Term 1 Certificate of Digital Literacy  
Modules of study in your second year
Term GSD Modules CATS
Term 1 & 2 Bodies, Health and Sustainable Development 30
  OR
Term 1 & 2 Food Systems: Security, Sovereignty and Sustainability 30
  AND  
Term 1 & 2 Any approved module with a global sustainable development focus offered by any department 30
Term Sociology Modules CATS
Term 1 Modern Social Theory 15
  OR
Term 1 Practice of Quantitative Research 15
Term 2 Designing and Conducting Social Research 15
Term 1 & 2 Any approved second year module(s) offered by the Sociology Department 30
Term Second Year Certificates  
Term 3 Certificate of Professional Communication with Work Placement  
Term 2 Certificate of Coaching Practice  
Term 3 Certificate of Sustainability  
Modules of study in your second year, if you elect to take a term abroad
Term GSD Modules CATS
Term 1 Bodies, Health and Sustainable Development 15
  OR
Term 1 Food Systems: Security, Sovereignty and Sustainability 15
  AND  
Term 1 Any approved module with a global sustainable development focus offered by any department 15
Term Sociology Modules CATS
Term 1 & 2 Any approved second year module(s) offered by the Sociology Department 30

Term 2 is spent abroad; relevant modules taught in Term 2 are offered by the partner institution abroad.

Modules of study in your third and final year
Term GSD Modules CATS
Term 1 & 2 Dissertation / Long Project 30
Term 1 & 2 Any approved modules with a global sustainable development focus. 30
Term Sociology Modules CATS
Term 1 & 2 Any approved final year module(s) offered by the Sociology Department 60

What if you could combine Sociology and Global Sustainable Development?

The BASc in Sociology and Global Sustainable Development is unique to Warwick University. It is a joint course that allows you to combine study of the topical subject of Global Sustainable Development (GSD), in depth at undergraduate level, with a study of a subject that you are passionate about - Sociology.

On this course you will learn how to use your passion for Sociology and apply it to answering the Big Questions of our time. You will benefit from learning at an institution which has a world-wide reputation for its expertise in Sociology and a unique cross-institutional approach to examining issues of global sustainable development; evidenced by the University’s ten interdisciplinary Global Research Priorities which are all related to different aspects of GSD.

For more information about the course, please visit the Course Webpage.

Course Overview