Module highlights

Module highlights

From the historical foundations of crime and punishment to the implications of digitisation in social, political, economic and cultural life - download our module guides for a flavour of the modules we offer to sociology, social policy and criminology undergraduates.

SSPC year one

Year one

Engage with classic and contemporary sociological theory, explore social change and policy in contemporary British society and study the inter-relations between crime, social problems and their context.


SSPC year two

Year two

Equipped with the knowledge you've gained in your first year, increase your understanding of social theory and research methods. Critically explore the role of digital technology in society, examine how gender and sexuality meditates and intersects with aspects of everyday social life, or experience working within the non-profit sector.

*Optional modules in year two are subject to change and vary depending on the availability of academic staff in any given year. Details provided are correct as of September 2020.


SLSJ SSPC year three

Final year

Study specialist subjects in-depth: analyse the role of class and how it manifests in our everyday lives, examine the relationship between architecture and power, or scrutinise the place of risk in the modern world and the social impact of managing security.

*Optional modules in the final year are subject to change and vary depending on the availability of academic staff in any given year. Details provided are correct as of September 2020.


Study abroad

Study abroad

Discover the life-changing opportunities to study abroad, explore a new country, inspire your future career and stand out as a international graduate and a global citizen.

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