Sociology options


To give an example of the sort of modules you can expect, we have included a list of typical modules offered in the past. These modules are based on staff research interests and may vary from year to year.

At Level 5, Options are assessed either by two 1,750-word essays or one 3,500-word essay; at Level 6, they are assessed by one 4,500-word essay.

Level 5 options

Module title Credits
  Sex, Drugs & Technology 15 credits
  Leisure, Culture and Society 15 credits
  The Body: Social Theory and Social Practice 15 credits
  Social Change and Political Action 15 credits
  Space, Place & Power 15 credits
  Art and Society 15 credits
  Organisations and Society 15 credits
  Culture, Representation and Difference 15 credits
  London 15 credits
  Marxism 15 credits

Level 6 options

Module title Credits
  Race, Racism and Social Theory 15 credits
  Global Development and Underdevelopment 15 credits
  Sociology of Visuality 15 credits
  Childhood Matters: Society, Theory and Culture 15 credits
  Making Data Matter 15 credits
  Sociologies of Emerging Worlds 15 credits
  Privacy, Surveillance and Security 15 credits
  Philosophy, Politics and Alterity 15 credits
  Medicine, Culture and Critique 15 credits