Study programme 2020-2021Français
Questions of Sociology, Part 1
Programme component of Bachelor's in Human and Social Sciences à l"School of Human and Social Sciences

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
UH-BM-SCHUMS-801-MOptional UEJAMAR DavidH940 - Sociologie et Anthropologie
  • JAMAR David

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français151500044.001st term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
H-SSOC-300Questions of Sociology, Part 11515000Q1100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the fundamentals (theories and tools) in human and social sciences
    • Identify and explain the basic theoretical trends in various fields of human sciences (law, economics, management, history, psychology, etc.) and their applications.
    • Understand the social environment and the way it works, as well as the role played by different social, economic and political agents
    • Analyse historical and contemporary phenomena of societies.
  • Political Science option : Understand the fundamentals in the field of political science
    • Develop a critical design of concepts, models and methods proposed in political science.
    • Distinguish objectivity from subjectivity, and express the ideological dimension behind political and institutional issues.
  • Sociology and Anthropology option : Understand the fundamentals in the field of sociology and anthropology
    • Have a critical view of theories, concepts and methods specific to sociology and anthropology.
    • Describe and analyse contemporary, minority or distant human societies; decipher speeches and social and cultural representations.
  • Master knowledge from disciplines within social and human sciences.
    • Understand the tools and methods adapted to these disciplines.
    • Understand extensive issues and answer key questions in these disciplines.
  • Master the principles and methodologies of scientific approaches applicable in the disciplines within social and human sciences
    • Know the principles of different methodological approaches.
  • Appropriately collect, analyse and interpret empirical data on issues within social and human sciences.
    • Understand and implement tools and methods for collecting qualitative data.
  • Communicate in a clear, structured and justified manner on issues related to human and social sciences
    • Communicate, both orally and in writing, on issues related to human and social sciences.
  • Apply transferable skills, such as analysis and critical thinking, thoroughness, independence, and teamwork
    • Produce an analysis independently and in collaboration with peers, while demonstrating thoroughness.
    • Demonstrate a critical mind, ethical values and independent judgment issues of human and social sciences.
    • Mobilise acquired knowledge and skills to develop learning strategies required at the chosen Master level.

Learning Outcomes of UE


Content of UE

Major theories in contomprary sociology (Actor-Network theory - Latour, sociology of the critique - Boltanski, critical sociology - Bourdieu) will be applied to a specific research object (in the field of urban sociology or sociology of culture).  Students will have to imagine various ways to apply these sociologies to their specific fieldworks. 

Prior Experience

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q1

  • Oral examination

Q1 UE Assessment Comments


Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Oral examination
  • Practical Test

Q3 UE Assessment Comments


Type of Resit Assessment for UE in Q1 (BAB1)

  • Oral examination
  • Practical test

Q1 UE Resit Assessment Comments (BAB1)


Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Etudes de cas

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Face to face
  • From a distance
  • Mixed

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
H-SSOC-300Not applicable

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
H-SSOC-300Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
H-SSOC-300Not applicable

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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