UCL Credits: 15
Total Learning Hours: 150
Course Unit: 0.5
Module Coordinator: Dr Titus Hjelm
Taught By: Dr Filipa Figueira
To find out more about this module, please contact the Module Coordinator.
|Weekly Contact Hours: 2.0 (1 hour lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week)|
|Compulsory Module for: Politics and East European Studies/Politics and East European Studies with Year Abroad|
Coursework Essay 2000 words (25%)
2 Hour Examination (75%)
Weekly Reflection sheet. Oral feedback during class for each and written feedback for one during term.
The aim of the module is to provide an introduction to the sociological perspective and to offer theoretical tools for understanding the modern world. The module discusses the sociological understanding of key terms including society, culture, economics, state, modernity, class, agency, structure, ideology, power, and the main theorists associated with these key concepts.
Ransome, P. (2010), Social Theory for Beginners, Policy Press
This module is not open to affiliate students.
Please note: This outline is accurate at the time of publication. Minor amendments may be made prior to the start of the academic year.