Semester: 1 & 2
Module Convenor: Prof Raymond Kiely
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: Item 1: 20% Portfolio (1500 words)
Item 2: 30% Research Essay (2500 words)
Item 3: 50% Take-home Examination (2000 words) (2 hours)