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BSc Sociology with Law

About the course

This degree provides you with an opportunity to investigate and analyse specific examples of law, social theories, aspects of social action, social processes and institutions. It will enable you to understand these in the context of your own society and to compare different types of social life and societies. It will give you an opportunity to examine theories about the nature of social existence and change and to study these in relation to the State and the legal framework. The approach will be broadly theoretical but you will develop your analytical skills in both law and sociology.

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Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available

Program Aims

  • an opportunity to develop skills in the close reading of key texts that have shaped the discipline of sociology; an introduction to the key methods that sociologists use to research all aspects of social life.
  • a wide range of courses which allow you to explore how and why societies have developed in the ways that they have, important questions about the nature of sociological research, as well as ideas about social action and social development and change.
  • an opportunity to develop an understanding of the principal features of law and to understand the operation of the law in a wide social context.

Structure and Syllabus

Please note: the following course information sheets are in pdf format.

Standard Route Graduate Entry Route
100 courses 100 courses
1 LA1031 Common law reasoning and institutions 1 LA1031 Common law reasoning and institutions
2 SC1021 Principles of sociology 2 SC1021 Principles of sociology
3 SC1158 Reading social science (half course) and ST104A Statistics 1 (half course)
4 One course (or two half courses) from Selection groups F(i), F(ii) or F(iii)

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