What will you learn?
Studying sociology offers insights into social and cultural issues. It helps you develop a multi-perspective and critical approach to understanding issues around culture, identity, religion, crime, families and social power.
- Education and methods in context: You’ll consider the role of education in society. For example as part of your studies you’ll look into gender and ethnicity differences in school achievement.
- Research methods: You’ll learn how to conduct your own sociological research, from interviews to reviewing documents and official statistics.
- Families and Households: You’ll learn about family structures and changes in attitudes and values have changed over time
- Crime and deviance with theory and methods: You’ll learn about criminal and deviant behaviour, including factors that might lead a person to follow this path in life and how the media portrays them
- Theory and methods: You’ll expand on your knowledge of research methods and study theory and methods.
- Beliefs in Society: You’ll learn the significant of religion, ideology and science.