Index of Courses

Sociology courses for current students

This is a list of courses offered by the Department of Sociology in the academic year 2019-20. 

Please follow links below for information about each course.

Courses offered by the Department of Sociology are prefixed by 'SO', e.g. SO100 Social Theory. 

For more information on selecting your courses, click here.

NB: Half Unit courses run for one term only (either Michaelmas Term, in the autumn, or Lent Term, in the spring).

Undergraduate courses

Graduate courses

MSc students

SO407 - Politics and Society (One Unit)

SO424 - Approaches to Human Rights (One Unit)

SO425 - Regulation, Risk and Economic Life (One Unit)

SO427 - Modern Social Thought (Half Unit - Lent Term)

SO430 - Economic Sociology (Half Unit - Lent Term)

SO434 - Cultural Theory and Cultural Forms (One Unit)

SO448 - City Design Studio (One Unit)

SO449 - Independent Project - MSc CDSC Dissertation Course (One Unit)

SO451 - Cities by Design (Half Unit - Michaelmas Term)

SO457 - Political Reconciliation (Half Unit - Michaelmas Term)

SO465 - City-Making: the Politics of Urban Form (Half Unit - Lent Term)

SO468 - International Migration (Half Unit - Michaelmas Term)

SO470 - The Sociology of Markets (Half Unit - Lent Term)

SO471 - Technology, Culture and Power (Half Unit - Michaelmas Term)

SO473 - Crime Control and the City (Half Unit - Lent Term)

SO475 - Materia Culture and Design (Half Unit - Michaelmas Term)

SO476 - Researching Migration - MSc IMPP Dissertation Course (One Unit)

SO477 - Urban Social Theory (Half Unit - Michaelmas Term)

SO478 - Social Scientific Analysis of Inequalities (One Unit)

SO479 - Human Rights and Postcolonial Theory (Half Unit - Michaelmas Term)

SO480 - Urban Inequalities (Half Unit - Lent Term)

SO481 - Class, Politics and Culture (Half Unit - Lent Term)

SO490 - Contemporary Social Thought (Half Unit - Michaelmas Term)

SO491 - Quantitative Social Research Methods (Half Unit - Michaelmas Term)

SO492 - Qualitative Social Research Methods (Half Unit - Michaelmas Term)

SO493 - MSc in Culture and Society Dissertation (One Unit)

SO494 - MSc in Political Sociology Dissertation (One Unit)

SO495 - MSc in Economy, Risk and Society Dissertation (One Unit)

SO496 - MSc in Human Rights Dissertation (One Unit)

SO497 - MSc in Social Inequalities Dissertation (One Unit)

SO499 - MSc in Sociology Dissertation (One Unit)

SO4A9 - White Screens/Black Images: The Sociology of Black Cinema (Half Unit - Lent Term)

SO4B1 - Contemporary Politics of Human Rights (One Unit)

SO4B2 - MSc in Human Rights and Politics Dissertation (One Unit)

SO4B3 - The Sociology of Human Rights Practice (Half Unit - Lent Term)

SO4B4 - The New Reproductive Sociology (Half Unit - Lent Term)

SO4B5 - The Anticolonial Archive: The Sociology of Empire and its Afterlives (Half Unit - Lent Term)

SO4B6 - Nature and Technology: More than Human Sociology (Half Unit - Lent Term)

MPhil/PhD students

SO500 - Aims and Methods Research Class for MPhil Students

SO501 - Data Analysis Workshop

SO511 - Research Seminar in Political Sociology

SO521 - Research Seminar on Cities and Space