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School of Politics and International Relations

POL180 Global Sociology

POL180 (POL180A – Autumn, POL180B – Spring) Global Sociology 

Credits: 30
Semester: 1 & 2


Contact: TBC
Module Convenor: TBC
Prerequisite: None

This module provides students with an introduction to central themes and concepts in Sociology, and applies them to particular cases such as class, gender, race, identity, religion, social movements, state and nation in an era of globalisation. The aim is to introduce students to particular concepts and introductory theory, and to enhance understanding of these through a focus on particular issues, themes and cases. 

Assessment: Critical reflection (1500 words) 20%, Research Essay (2500 words) 30%, Written Exam (3 hours) 50%
Level: 4

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