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Criminology & Sociology

Sociology: Understanding Everyday Life


Course overview

This course introduces sociology and explores how the discipline can be used to make sense of the world around us. Topics include ethnicity, class inequalities,gender, globalisation, global conflict, global inequalities and poverty, mass media and young people today.

Summer University will run throughout June and July 2020. You can register your details here if you would like to receive a course brochure when applications open in early-mid April 2020. If you have any questions then you can reach us at

Where you study

Middlesbrough campus

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Course details

What you study

Indicative content

The Sociological Imagination
Class Inequalities
The Mass Media
Global Inequalities and Poverty
Global Conflict
Environment and Ecological Crisis

How you are assessed

In-course assessment


Entry requirements

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements needed



2020 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Enrolment date: To be announced early-mid April 2020

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