Making Sense of Society 1

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Making Sense of Society 1

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

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

    Assessment: summary of reading (1000 words) [30%], essay (2000 words) [70%]
    This module provides a novel, engaging and challenging introduction to the Sociology programme and to sociology as a whole. It will enable students to use their personal experience to gain an understanding of how sociologists think and conceptualise, and to relate these experiences not only to society at the national level but also to world society. Throughout the module, students will be introduced to a variety of core areas of sociological inquiry, including health and illness, ?race? and ethnicity, power and politics, crime and deviance, culture and communication.

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