• The aim of the course is to enable students to develop an understanding of sociological theory and methods.

    Topics covered include:

    · Theories of Society; Marxism and Functionalism

    · The Nature and Role of the Family in Society

    · Gender issues

    · Education and Society

    · Post-Modern approaches to Society

    The course involves discussing key topics that are important to everyone’s lives, and is designed for those who have an interest in people and a desire to understand how society functions.