Sociology

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Top 250 in the world for Sociology (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022)

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A comprehensive guide on UC as a world-class university, enrolment requirements and all undergraduate qualifications and subjects study options at UC.

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Top 250 in the world for Sociology (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022)

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This prospectus gives an overview of UC as a world-class university, student life, and available study options for international students.

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Overview

Take a look at the modern world and how it came to be the way it is. Sociologists investigate the structure of societies, organisations, groups, and everyday lives.

This subject can cover a range of social contexts including the intimacy of families, criminal gangs, activities at a rugby game or rock festival, through to divisions of ethnicity, gender, and class.

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Phone +64 3 369 3377
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Location
Level 3, Elsie Locke Building – see campus maps

Postal address
Te Kaupeka Toi Tangata | Faculty of Arts
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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