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On the course, you’ll learn about the basics of sociology and discover sociological theories. You’ll explore topics including class, social inequality, globalisation and the media. You will also learn how to do your own sociological research, and present your findings.
This course is part of the program Society and Culture: A Sociological Introduction, which is one of the building blocks that leads to a degree in Bachelor of Arts.
What topics will you cover?
- What is Sociology?
- What is sociogical theory and why is it important?
- Sex and Gender
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you'll be able to...
- identify the difference between sex and gender and the terms binary and spectrum
- explore the dominant narratives of femininity and masculinity
- produce a glossary of sociological terms
- investigate your own assumptions about popular culture