Our diverse range of teaching styles bring the subject alive and help you achieve your best, including; lectures, student-led seminars, workshops, group work, e-learning, guided reading, problem solving and visiting speakers, as well as tutorial support to guide you in the learning process.
A strong research profile allows our experienced team to provide you with expertise in areas including young people, experiences of black and minority ethnic groups, health, crime and justice, gender, caring and globalisation. Assessment takes place through methods such as essays, group projects, oral presentations, phase tests, exams, case studies and final year dissertation.
Contact hours normally consist of 10–16 hours, and you are expected to undertake approximately 28 hours of self-directed study per week.
If you study Sociology as a joint subject contact hours will normally consist of five to eight hours per week, and approximately 14 hours of self- directed study per week. You will be required to undertake a similar amount of hours for the other side of your chosen joint.