B.A. English and American Literature and Sociology (Hons)

University of Kent
In Canterbury (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (England)

One of the founding departments at University of Kent, the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research has built a worldwide reputation as one of the UKs most exciting and dynamic places to study a range of social science subjects.

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Where and when

Starts Location
01 September 2016
CT2 7PE, Kent, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Social Policy
American Literature

Course programme

Course Content

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation.

Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

  • Romanticism
  • Sociology of Everyday Life
  • Fundamentals of Sociology
  • Sociological Theory: The Classics
  • Early Drama
  • Readings in the Twentieth Century
  • Writing America
  • Social Problems and Social Policy I: Youth,The family and the State
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Modern Culture

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage

Stage 2

Possible modules may include:

  • Concepts and Theories in Sociology
  • Sociology and Social Politics of the Family
  • Cultures of Secrecy
  • Drugs, Culture and Control
  • Globalization and Development
  • Caring for Vulnerable Adults: Understanding Social Care
  • Cultures of Embodiment
  • The Sociology of Work
  • Risk and Society
  • Urban Sociology

Stage 3

Possible modules may include:

  • The Care and Protection of Children and Families
  • Sociology of Crime and Deviance
  • Popular Culture, Media and Society
  • Health, Illness and Medicine
  • Mental Health
  • A Future for the Welfare State? Social Change, Challenge and Crisis
  • The Social Politics of Food
  • Education,Training and Social Policy
  • Gender, Crime and Criminal Justice
  • Violence and Society
  • Youth and Crime
  • Criminal Justice in Modern Britain:Development, Issues and Politics
  • Race and Racism
  • Childhood, Society and Children's Rights