Contemporary Sociological Theory

University of the Western Cape

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Contemporary Sociological Theory

  • Host University

    University of the Western Cape

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Anthropology, Sociology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Main Outcomes
    To provide students with different paradigms and theoretical fields
    To familiarize students with different paradigms, perspectives, arguments and debates
    To enable students to make an informed theoretical choice to develop a theoretical position for themselves

    Main Content
    Social theory and science
    The nature of social theory
    Social theory and the Enlightenment
    Social theory and Postmodernism

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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