This is an application-centred module that seeks to
introduce students to the key theoretical concepts in
Sociology explaining human behaviour in various social
institutions and processes including emerging social
phenomena. This module introduces students to the
concept of Sociology before highlighting the foundations
of society such as Culture, Socialisation, Groups, and
Social Structure. Concepts relating to Social Inequality such as Social Class and Stratification, Gender and
Sexuality and Social Institutions such as Economy and
Work, Families, Religion and Education will also be
covered. This module concludes by highlighting the types
of social change in modern and post-modern societies
explaining the evolution of society and new trends that
influence the society where we live in.
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