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Sociology (L3)

Below are detailed subject listings, along with the subject table that ranks that course.

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Sociology (L300) The systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Sociology
Applied sociology (L310) The study of the application of sociological principles and techniques to particular social institutions or types of social relationship. Sociology
Applied criminology (L311) The study of the application of criminological principles and techniques to particular social institutions, relationships or problems. Sociology
Victimology (L312) The study of the conceptualisation and role of the victim within the criminal justice system. Sociology
Gender studies (L320) The study of the sociological influence of gender. Sociology
Women's studies (L321) The study of the role and influence of women in society. Sociology
Men's studies (L322) The study of the role and influence of men in society. Sociology
Ethnic studies (L330) The study of the sociological influence of ethnicity. Sociology
Disability in society (L340) The study of the sociological influence of disability. Sociology
Religion in society (L350) The study of the sociological influence of religion. Sociology
Socio-economics (L360) The study of the interrelationship between sociological and economic factors. Sociology
Social theory (L370) The study of the concept of social behaviour. Sociology
Social hierarchy (L371) The study of social stratification. Sociology
Political sociology (L380) The study of the sociological dimensions of politics. Sociology
Sociology not elsewhere classified (L390) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other Sociology categories. To be used sparingly. Sociology
Sociology of science & technology (L391) The study of the influence of new scientific and technological developments on society. Sociology