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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SOC3013: Gender and Society 1

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some the following themes over one or more week:


Sex/gender debates and the critique of biological determinism





Love and Intimacy

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity 2211 x 2 hours weekly lectures/seminars (or 1 hour lectures + 1 hour seminars)
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity 77Module research, reading (4 hours per week) and preparation for class (3 hour per week)
Guided Independent study51Research and writing for summative assessments

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).

Web-based and electronic resources: