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Sociology

Sociology

  • QS World University Rankings
    86
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 36 months
In broad terms, Sociology seeks to understand the relationship between individual people and the wider cultural and institutional contexts within which they live.  Eminent Sociologist Pierre Bourdieu defines it better, however, as “a science that makes trouble”.  In other words, Sociology is not just about making sense of social and cultural systems but about transformative social change, drawing upon rigorous and systematic study of salient social issues to challenge inequalities and to inform the development of effective, evidence-based policy and practice
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