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SO9C1 - State of Art of Sociology

  • Module code: SO9C1
  • Module name: State of Art of Sociology
  • Department: Sociology
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

What does it mean to be human? How is what we know as sociologists shaped by legacies of colonialism? How are social norms affected by climate change and pollution? If you are interested in exploring questions like this, guided by leading scholars conducting specialist research in their field, then this module is for you. The module provides an introduction to the broad field of Sociology for those who have not studied it before, but it avoids repetition for students familiar with the discipline by guiding you through the latest research in the discipline.

Timetabled teaching activities

This module will run in the Autumn term of he 2017/18 academic year.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: SO9C1-20)
A (Assessed work only) 4000 word Essay 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Postgraduate Taught Sociology (L3PD) - Year 2
Optional Core


  • Postgraduate Taught Social and Political Thought (L3P8) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Social Research (L3PE) - Year 2
  • Taught Postgraduate Science, Media and Public Policy (L3PV) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Gender and International Development (M9P7) - Year 2