|1.||Reflect on the nature of sociological approaches to problems, as distinct from other forms of inquiry;|
|2.||Develop contextual understandings of contemporary life in a global community;|
|3.||Outline different theoretical approaches within the broad discipline of sociology;|
|4.||Apply theoretical tools and concepts offered within the discipline of sociology and to recognise and experiment with their applicability to problems and practices beyond the classroom; and|
|5.||Demonstrate a familiarity with academic conventions of documentation and referencing.|
|Exercise||Short reflective writing exercises responding to class materials and activities (600 words).||30%|
|Assignment||Short Essay (800 words)||30%|
|Assignment||Sociological Imagination Project (1200 words)||40%|
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