Sociology - Foundations in Sociological Thought

University College Dublin


Course Name Sociology - Foundations in Sociological Thought
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code SOC10010
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment TRIMESTER: Autumn
Application Date 2022-2023 Academic Year
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Duration Autumn Trimester - September to December
Mode of Delivery: Blended.

Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures 20
Seminar (or Webinar) 4
Specified Learning Activities 10
Autonomous Student Learning 88
Total 122

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Two lectures a week plus follow up discussion in seminars.
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Eligibility Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Learning Recommendations:
Students who take this module should be willing to read academic texts as the module will involve independent, self-directed learning.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Course Content

Expand+SOC10010 Foundations of Sociological Thought
Academic Year 2022/2023

This is a 1st year module for sociology students. It provides an introduction to some of the main theories that laid the foundation for modern sociology. Sociology developed as ...

Number of Credits 5
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