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Social Theory: Making Sense of Modern Social Life

Undergraduate | LTU-SOC2TCS | 2024

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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
12 weeks
Start dates
4 Mar 2024

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Social Theory: Making Sense of Modern Social Life

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Apply a sociological perspective to local and global issues, considering the implications for economic, social, political and cultural systems
    2. Apply ethical and cultural awareness to issues in sociology
    3. Evaluate diverse arguments regarding a relevant topic in Sociology
    4. Produce a well-researched and complex written argument relevant to a topic in Sociology
    5. Articulate and evaluate key sociological concepts and debates

Entry requirements


Prerequisites: Students must have completed 60 credit points of Level one subjects.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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