Degree Module: Understanding the Social World (Online)


SCQF Level 7


The module provides an introductory account of how sociology developed, key sociological terms, concepts and schools of thought. Sociological thinking is applied to module topics: social construction of gender and sexuality; urbanisation; consumer society; individual and collective resistance; and deviance and crime.

Entry requirements:

• Students should have passed 2 Highers at C or above

Mode of delivery: Online

Duration: Semester 1 - September to December

Further study might include: HNC Social Sciences/ BSc (Hons) Social Sciences depending on additional qualifications and experience.

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