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The Sociology Department at City is a leading centre for teaching and research in sociology. The ethos of the Department is defined by its commitment to a global research agenda and its mission to provide the highest quality teaching at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels.

Spring 2021

To allow for social distancing we anticipate the majority of our teaching for Spring 2021 will be online, with limited in-person teaching.

The following courses are expected to run for study abroad students in 2020/21.

Autumn/Fall SemesterSpring Semester
SG1005 Media History and SocietySG1006 Contemporary Issues in Media Studies
SG1016 Sociology in ActionSG1018 Exploring London
SG1021 Lies, Damned Lies and StatisticsSG1019 Criminology
SG1023 Criminal JusticeSG1022 Producing Social Data
SG1030 Culture and SocietySG1025 Classical Social Theory
SG2021 Understanding Social ChangeSG1027 Researching Society: Qualitative Methods
SG2028 Contemporary Social TheorySG1029 Contemporary Criminological Controversies (criminology students only)
SG2042 Gender, Crime and JusticeSG2016 New Media Challenges
SG2043 Key Issues in CriminologySG2030 Sociology of Race and Racism
SG2045 Quantitative Analysis of Social Research DataSG2031 Gender and Society
SG2051 News and SocietySG2040 Violence
SG2056 Qualitative Analysis of Social Research DataSG2255 Penology
SG2058 Victimology (criminology students only) 

Course descriptions are for 2020/21 and are subject to change. If a course description is not shown please contact the Study Abroad Office for the most up-to-date version.

It is occasionally necessary to limit places on particular modules, and/or cancel modules due to lecturer availability, so we are unable to guarantee the running or availability of any modules.