During your time as a Sociology student at Swansea University your learning will be supported through lectures, seminars, student-led activities and e-learning materials. We are committed to developing our students as researchers, team-players, leaders and managers.
You will be taught by an academic team who are research active and widely published keeping pace with the most current global social science debates.
You will also have learning opportunities through:
- Work placements
- Additional study sessions to support assessments
- Blackboard discussion groups, blogs and other learning opportunities such as TED talks, Podcasts and YouTube
- Accessing modules from other degree programmes
- Research groups
Teaching block one (TB1) runs from September until January and during this block, for this year, this course will be taught in a ‘blended’ way. This means that some teaching will be done online and some will be on campus. The online teaching, where you will be physically apart from your lecturer, can be ‘live’ with your lecturer present and where you’ll be able to interact. Some of it may be self-directed which means that you can access the learning materials at a time to suit you.
Your face-to-face, on campus sessions will be a mixture of:
- Study groups
- Module tutorials
- Academic mentoring
- Academic success programme
- Employability workshops
- Student welfare support
Your online learning and teaching may include:
- Hot topic debates and discussions
- Revision sessions
- Q&A time
- On-demand e-lectures
- Self-paced module content
- Learning packs
- Continuous assessment
This course offers some modules taught through the medium of
Welsh or bilingually for students who consider themselves to be
fluent Welsh speakers. For more details on the provision available
see the Welsh Provision expander below.