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Sociology Undergraduate Modules 2022-23

Sociology

Sociology

Sociology

Sociology

Sociology

The module details in this section are only applicable to students who will be studying them between September 2022 and August 2023.

If you wish to look at details for a module you studied in an earlier academic year please see undergraduate modules for other academic years.

If you intend to study one of these modules from September 2023 or later, you may refer to these descriptors as a guide; but please be aware that details they contain – including (but not limited to) reading lists, duration and assessments – may change for your academic year.

Note

  • The module list for Level One is currently incomplete; this will be finalised in August 2022.
  • The next compiled module list for the September 2023 - August 2024 academic year will be published here in March 2023 (exact date to be confirmed).

Information for Inbound Exchange Students

Please note that inbound study abroad students studying in Exeter/Penryn for one semester only can only choose from modules that are running in either Term 1 or Term 2. You are not able to choose modules that run in Terms '1 and 2' as these modules run for the full year.

Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SOC1003 Imagining Social Worlds: Texts 15 1
SOC1019 Contemporary Society: Themes and Perspectives 15 1
SOC1020 Contemporary Society: Field and Case Studies 15 2
SOC1028 Media and Society 15 2
SOC1039 Social Issues: Part I - Introducing Crime and Deviance 15 1
SOC1040 Social Issues: Part II - Themes in Criminology 15 2
SOC1045 Introduction to Criminal Justice 15 2
SOC1047 Imagining Social Worlds: Qualitative Research 15 2
SOC1048 Social Analysis I 15 1
SOC1049 Social Analysis II 15 2
SOC1051 Introduction to philosophy of Artificial Intelligence 15 1

Interdisciplinary Modules at Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)

Q Step and College Modules at Level One

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SSI1005 Introduction to Social Data 15 1
SSI1006 Data Analysis in Social Science 1 15 2
SSI1007 Introduction to Data Analytics in R or Python
SSI1008 Introduction to Data Analytics in Microsoft Excel

Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SOC2004 Into the Field 15 2
SOC2005 Theoretical Sociology 30 1 and 2
SOC2009 Deviance: Interdisciplinary Perspectives 15 2
SOC2030 Sociology of Art and Culture 15 2
SOC2034 Gender and Society 1 15 1
SOC2035 International Criminal Justice: Comparative Criminology 15 2
SOC2036 International Criminal Justice: Application of Theory to Transnational and International Crime 15 1
SOC2037 Pharmaceutical Cultures 15 2
SOC2038 On Violence 15 1
SOC2039 Sociology of Family and Gender 15 2
SOC2046A The Holocaust, Genocide and Society 30 1 and 2
SOC2050 Knowing the Social World 15 1
SOC2052 Environments in Public 15 1
SOC2062 How Organisations Work: Ethnography in Institutions 15 2
SOC2063 Policy Analysis in Criminology 15 1
SOC2064 Critical Theory: The Frankfurt School and Communicative Capitalism 15 2
SOC2065 Punishment, Imprisonment and Detention 30 1 and 2
SOC2068 Race, Ethnicity and Criminalisation 15 1
SOC2069 Crimes of the Powerful 15 2
SOC2085 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society Part 1: Medicine and Social Control 15 1
SOC2086 Addiction 30 1 and 2
SOC2087 Disability and Society 15 2
SOC2088 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society: Part 2: Bodies in Society 15 2
SOC2096 Cyborg Studies 15 1
SOC2097 Environment and Society 15 2
SOC2098 Sociology of Imprisonment 15 1
SOC2101 Police and Policing 15 1
SOC2104 Victimology 15 1
SOC2105 Contemporary Capitalism, Critique and Resistance 15 2
SOC2107 Culture and Wellbeing 15 2
SOC2110 Consumption and Society 15 1
SOC2112 Introduction to Terrorism Studies 30 1 and 2
SOC2114 Anthropology of the State 15 1
SOC2115 Deception 15 2
SOC2116 Sociology and Demography of Religion 15 1
SOC2120 Introduction to Open-source Intelligence (OSINT) 15 2
SOC2121 Cybercrime 15 1
SOC2122 Digital Society 15 1
SOC2123 Decolonising Criminology 15 1
SOC2124 Surveillance, Security and the State 15 1
SOC2125 Crime Prevention and Control within Contemporary Society 15 1
SOC2126 Forensic Science, Conflict and Justice 15 1
SOC2127 Philosophy and Sociology of Race 15 1
SOC2129 Climate Change in Global and Local Perspectives 15 1
SOC2130 When Things Fall Apart: Social Infrastructures 15 2
SOC2131 Social Media, Disinformation, and Authoritarianism 15 1
SOC2133 The Anthropology of Prisons 15 1
SOC2134 Emotions, the Body, and the Social 15 2
SOC2135 Forensic Cultures 15 2

Interdisciplinary Modules at Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SPA2001 Debates, Issues and Practices 15 2
SPA2002 Quantitative Research with Microsoft Excel 15 1

Q Step and College Modules at Level Two

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SSI2001 Learning from Work Experience in Social Sciences 15 1 and 2
SSI2002 Data Analysis in the Workplace 15 2
SSI2004 Research Design in the Social Sciences 15 2
SSI2005 Data Analysis in Social Science 2 15 1
SSI2006 Immigration in Western Societies 15 1
SSI2007 Data Analysis in Social Science 3 15 1

Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SOC3002 On Violence 15 1
SOC3013 Gender and Society 1 15 1
SOC3030 Sociology of Art and Culture 15 2
SOC3034 International Criminal Justice: Comparative Criminology 15 2
SOC3035 Deviance: Interdisciplinary Perspectives 15 2
SOC3036 International Criminal Justice: Application of Theory to Transnational and International Crime 15 1
SOC3040 Dissertation 30 1 and 2
SOC3046A The Holocaust, Genocide and Society 30 1 and 2
SOC3080 Pharmaceutical Cultures 15 2
SOC3085 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society Part 1: Medicine and Social Control 15 1
SOC3086 Addiction 30 1 and 2
SOC3087 Disability and Society 15 2
SOC3088 Health, Illness and Bodies in Contemporary Society: Part 2: Bodies in Society 15 2
SOC3096 Cyborg Studies 15 1
SOC3097 Environment and Society 15 2
SOC3098 Sociology of Imprisonment 15 1
SOC3101 Police and Policing 15 1
SOC3104 Victimology 15 1
SOC3107 Culture and Wellbeing 15 2
SOC3108 Sociology of Family and Gender 15 2
SOC3109 Contemporary Capitalism, Critique and Resistance 15 2
SOC3110 Consumption and Society 15 1
SOC3111 Evidence-Based Policing 15 2
SOC3112 Introduction to Terrorism Studies 30 1 and 2
SOC3114 Anthropology of the State 15 1
SOC3115 Deception 15 2
SOC3117 Environments in Public 15 1
SOC3118 Sociology and Demography of Religion 15 1
SOC3120 How Organisations Work: Ethnography in Institutions 15 2
SOC3121 Policy Analysis in Criminology 15 1
SOC3122 Critical Theory: The Frankfurt School and Communicative Capitalism 15 2
SOC3123 Punishment, Imprisonment and Detention 30 1 and 2
SOC3126 Race, Ethnicity and Criminalisation 15 1
SOC3127 Crimes of the Powerful 15 2
SOC3128 Introduction to Open-source Intelligence (OSINT) 15 2
SOC3129 Cybercrime 15 1
SOC3130 Digital Society 15 1
SOC3132 Surveillance, Security and the State 15 1
SOC3133 Crime Prevention and Control within Contemporary Society 15 1
SOC3134 Forensic Science, Conflict and Justice 15 1
SOC3135 Philosophy and Sociology of Race 15 1
SOC3137 Climate Change in Global and Local Perspectives 15 1
SOC3138 When Things Fall Apart: Social Infrastructures 15 2
SOC3139 Social Media, Disinformation, and Authoritarianism 15 1
SOC3140 Data, Experiments, and Society 15 1
SOC3141 The Anthropology of Prisons 15 1
SOC3142 Emotions, the Body, and the Social 15 2
SOC3143 Forensic Cultures 15 2

Interdisciplinary Modules at Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SPA3001 Debates, Issues and Practices 15 2
SPA3002 Quantitative Research with Microsoft Excel 15 1

Q Step and College Modules at Level Three

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SSI3002 Immigration in Western Societies 15 1
SSI3003 Data Analysis in Social Science 3 15 1
SSI3017 Learning from Work Experience in the Social Sciences 15 1 and 2
SSI3019 Quantitative Dissertation 30 1 and 2
SSI3020 Employment Experience (UK and Abroad) 120 1, 2 and 3
SSI3999 Year Abroad 120 1 and 2