What is Sociology?
Sociology is the study of human social life, groups and societies, it strives to create a better understanding of the way different societies work. It examines social relationships in areas like religion, the family, the economy, media, education and government. Sociology students in NUIM develop key practical research and analytical skills during the three years of their degree and develop a perspective that prepares them to address social concerns.
Are you intrigued by questions like:
- Does the media tell us what to think?
- Is celebrity a new form of social status?
- Is the Irish family in decline?
- Do kids really have equality of opportunity in our school system?
- Why do inequalities persist between the developed and the developing world?