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Sociology

The study of society, its structures, systems and roles, is the primary focus of the academic discipline of sociology. Students enrolled in Sociology courses can choose from a number of specialized areas of research such as indigenous peoples, human rights, the cultures of societies around the world, development and more. Working professionals, full time students or anyone with an interest in Sociology can benefit from enrolling in a Sociology course, thereby gaining valuable qualifications and studying an interesting subject.

Sociology courses can last a few days to a year and are offered at universities around the world. Each different Sociology course will focus on a distinct area of the discipline. Most are aimed at target potential students and therefore may have important prerequisites to consider. Some Sociology courses include the assurance of a diploma or certificate for successful graduates.

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Rome - Sociology & Religion

IES Abroad
Campus Full time Part time October 2018 Italy Rome

Our Sociology & Religion Program takes you through millennia of Rome’s religious and cultural development. Courses consider the emergence of Christianity in the Roman Empire, the history of Judaism in Rome, social issues in modern Italy, and more. Opportunities to enroll in a Religious Studies or Social Science course at Università degli Studi Roma Tre add to your curriculum, and an Italian language course rounds out your Sociology or Religion focus. [+]

Why Rome?

From ancient Roman mythology to a modern-day papal audience, there is no denying religion’s integral role in Rome’s culture throughout history.

What You'll Study

Our Sociology & Religion Program takes you through millennia of Rome’s religious and cultural development. Courses consider the emergence of Christianity in the Roman Empire, the history of Judaism in Rome, social issues in modern Italy, and more. Opportunities to enroll in a Religious Studies or Social Science course at Università degli Studi Roma Tre add to your curriculum, and an Italian language course rounds out your Sociology or Religion focus.

Rome and its surrounding region are also your classroom. All courses are trip intensive and include faculty-led visits to some of Rome’s most significant sites for religion and sociology. Imagine spending an afternoon in Rome’s Jewish quarter or a day in Assisi taking a pilgrimage walk to the landmarks in the life of St. Francis.... [-]


Rome - Full-Time Semester Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 semester January 2018 Italy Rome

An IES Internship abroad develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. Our 14-week program in Rome guarantees an unpaid, for-credit internship placement at a local business or organization, where you’ll work for at least 25 hours a week. [+]

Overview Live and intern in Rome—the capital and largest city in Italy. Built on nearly 3,000 years of history, Rome is home to almost 3 million residents. In addition to the world-famous art, architecture, food, and fashion, you’ll find a bustling finance, start-up, and technology scene. Commute to your internship in Rome via the Metropolitana (railway), bus, tram, or by foot for a picturesque stroll. For lunch, stop into a tavola calda to enjoy a fresh, hot meal and coffee, followed by a scoop of gelato on your walk back to work. An IES Internship abroad develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. Our 14-week program in Rome guarantees an unpaid, for-credit internship placement at a local business or organization, where you’ll work for at least 25 hours a week. Before you leave to start your internship in Rome, we will work with you to fine-tune your résumé, perfect your cover letter, and hone your communication and interview skills as we prepare you for working in a new cultural environment. We will work with you to help find the closest match between your expressed preferences and professional goals with what’s available via IES Internships in Rome. When you arrive, the staff at our Rome Center will welcome you for orientation. This includes an introduction to the city, housing, commuting, and professional and cultural expectations. The Rome Center is your central place for instruction,... [-]

Course: Dublin Direct Enrollment - Trinity College Dublin

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2018 Ireland Dublin

Trinity College Dublin offers a wide variety of challenging courses and appeals primarily to those students who are ready for the challenge of adapting to an entirely new academic culture that requires significant independent work. [+]

Overview

You won’t need the luck of the Irish to have an unforgettable study abroad experience in Dublin. By directly enrolling at Trinity College Dublin (TCD), you’ll have the joy of befriending the Irish, who are known for their hospitality. You’ll feel more at home knowing that Dublin has a young population (more than half of the city is under 25). Trinity College Dublin offers a wide variety of challenging courses and appeals primarily to those students who are ready for the challenge of adapting to an entirely new academic culture that requires significant independent work. Dublin will also be your classroom. Take in an Irish play at Abbey Theatre, the country’s national theater. Learn about Dublin’s history by exploring Dublin Castle which was built in 1204. Visit Trinity College Dublin to see The 7th Century Book of Kells, a masterful example of an illuminated manuscript, that is housed in its own climate controlled archive in the university’s old library. Welcome to study abroad! We want you to feel at home in Dublin, so we will do everything we can to help you integrate into life in Dublin. Enrolling directly in an Irish institution through IES Abroad provides you with a chance to sample the local academic culture while still benefiting from the support of IES Abroad staff and housing.... [-]


Course in AQUAS – Academic qualification for University of Applied Sciences

IAS College
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Germany Lübeck

Through AQUAS students from abroad have the possibility to receive the final exam certification „Fachhochschulreife“, which allows to pursue further Bachelor studies at German Universities of Applied Sciences afterwards. [+]

About AQUAS

AQUAS – Academic qualification for University of Applied Sciences in Germany by IAS College and Designschule Schwerin:

Through AQUAS students from abroad have the possibility to receive the final exam certification „Fachhochschulreife“, which allows to pursue further Bachelor studies at German Universities of Applied Sciences afterwards.

Students can go on  studying any subject of choice offered by the University of Applied Sciences.

Admission Requirements

Who can apply for AQUAS?

- 11th class or 12th class finished and extra  certificate of in the broadest sense technical skills ( internship, any job experience or certificate courses, ... [-]


Semester or Academic Year in SPAIN

Linguistic Horizons
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 semesters January 2018 USA Walnut Spain A Coruña + 3 more

Study abroad in Spain! This program offers participants the opportunity to substantially improve their Spanish while studying abroad in “off the beaten path” La Coruña, Spain. Choose from a variety of subjects and study alongside Spanish students at the Universidade Da Coruña, in La Coruña, Spain during the academic year. Courses are available at the Bachelor’s, Masters or Ph.D. level.

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Best Courses in Sociology 2018. Study Abroad in Spain Study Abroad in Spain (La Coruña) Study Abroad in Spain during the Academic Year for a semester, full academic year or to pursue a degree. Program Overview Study abroad in Spain! This program offers participants the opportunity to substantially improve their Spanish while studying abroad in “off the beaten path” La Coruña, Spain. Choose from a variety of subjects and study alongside Spanish students at the Universidade Da Coruña, in La Coruña, Spain during the academic year. We also offer the opportunity to pursue a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree. The majority of courses, in a variety of fields, are given in the Spanish language. To help prepare students for this, we offer Spanish language classes during the summer for all levels and beginner to upper-intermediate level classes at the beginning of each semester. Students may opt to add an internship to complement their study abroad experience. There are also a select number of courses in limited fields given in English. Program Dates: Spring Semester 2018: Jan 28, 2018-June 9, 2018 – Application deadline: September 23, 2017 Fall Semester 2018: September 2018-Jan. 2019 – Application deadline: February 1, 2018 Academic Year 2018/2019: September 2018 -June 2019 Application deadline: February 1, 2018 Program Fee $11,850* (semester) or $19,975* (year) *Pricing subject to change. Included: Tuition (Courses available in a variety of fields) Intensive Spanish language courses (Beginner to Upper-Intermediate) Internship Placement (Optional) Advising Services Housing in the city center with Spanish speakers... [-]

The Movement Of Social Solidarity In Argentina And South American Social Problems

Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina
Campus Full time 1 semester February 2018 Argentina Buenos Aires

This course seeks to enhance and deepen the knowledge, first, about the social solidarity action in general, focusing on Argentina mainly and secondly, knowledge of the social problems of the continent from the analysis of social problems and approach solidarity that is carried out in Argentina, including within the context of the South American continental underdevelopment. [+]

This course seeks to enhance and deepen the knowledge, first, about the social solidarity action in general, focusing on Argentina mainly and secondly, knowledge of the social problems of the continent from the analysis of social problems and approach solidarity that is carried out in Argentina, including within the context of the South American continental underdevelopment. For this, the course develops: Description; analysis and presentation of the state of contemporary debate on the following topics: government social policies; social action of civil society; social solidarity action. Presentation of the state of South American social problems. Analysis of causes of social underdevelopment of the South American countries and their consequences. Description and analysis of the South American forms of social issues and their derived: Poverty; urban poverty, rural poverty; indigenous social groups; informal work; involuntary migration; discrimination; violence in relation to the social-economic underdevelopment; housing deficit; child malnutrition. Exhibition of a historical overview of South America from the socially and politically from the pre-Hispanic period until today. The course is implemented following two ways: theoretical lectures by the teacher in charge of the course and content temporarily divided into classroom. Classes with outputs for direct contact of the trainees students with the protagonists of the solidarity action and where it is performed, using as a criterion for thematic selection that are the subject of joint action linked to problems where the consequences of characteristic economic underdevelopment in the region have the highest incidence. Teaching: Mr. Oscar Satol Kitashima (UCA).. [-]

Short Courses in Humanities

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Short Courses in Humanities [+]

Best Courses in Sociology 2018. Title Duration Price Admission Requirement Contact Advanced Modern Greek GRK 3001 (Advanced Modern Greek ) 10 Months R3000 ​Intermediate Modern Greek​ Mrs Marilena Triandafillou marilenap@ uj.ac.za Basic Biblical Hebrew Texts (Basic Biblical Hebrew Texts ) 1 Semester R3000 ​Biblical Hebrew for Beginners​ Dr GE Lier gelier@uj.ac.za Basic Spoken Arabic (Basic Spoken Arabic ) 1 Semester R3000 Grade 12 Dr SM Mathee smathee@ uj.ac.za Biblical Hebrew for Beginners (Biblical Hebrew for Beginners ) 1 Semester R3000 ​Grade 12 Dr GE Lier gelier@uj.ac.za Intermediate Biblical Hebrew (Intermediate Biblical Hebrew ) 1 Semester R3000 Basic Biblical Hebrew Texts​ Dr GE Lier gelier@uj.ac.za Intermediate Biblical Hebrew Texts (Intermediate Biblical Hebrew Texts) 1 Semester R3000 ​Intermediate Biblical Hebrew​ Dr GE Lier gelier@uj.ac.za Intermediate Modern Greek GRK 2001 (Intermediate Modern Greek ) 10 Months R3000 Modern Greek for Beginners​ Mrs Marilena Triandafillou marilenap@ uj.ac.za Jewish Exegesis (Jewish Exegesis) 1 Semester R3000 Grade 12 Dr GE Lier gelier@uj.ac.za Jewish History (Jewish History) 1 Semester R3000 ... [-]

Foundation leading to BA/BSc Social Sciences

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff + 1 more

​This course is intended to cater for those who aspire to enrol on a social science-based Higher National Diploma (HND) or Honours degree programme within the Cardiff School of Health Sciences or the School of Education at Cardiff Metropolitan University. [+]

​This course is intended to cater for those who aspire to enrol on a social science-based Higher National Diploma (HND) or Honours degree programme within the Cardiff School of Health Sciences or the School of Education at Cardiff Metropolitan University. It is designed for those who have not achieved the required number of A-level points (A2 or their equivalent). It is also suitable for those who have studied A-level subjects (or their equivalent) in areas that do not provide the necessary background within the scientific disciplines required for the chosen Honours degree programme. This course is also intended to widen access and participation for 'return to learning' students who wish to embark upon an Honours degree programme. ​Course Content​ The course will form an integral part of certain honours degree programmes delivered within the Cardiff School of Health Sciences or Education. Undertaking the foundation year will mean that the relevant full-time honours degree or HND will take one extra year to complete. The foundation year will act as a year 0 and students wishing to undertake the foundation will apply for the relevant degree programme, using the relevant UCAS code for that programme and apply for entry point 0 on the UCAS website. Learning & Teaching​ A variety of teaching strategies will be employed to reflect the requirements of the particular topic; variety of student learning styles; existence of professional experience within the group; and the level and type of study required over the programme. Approaches include lectures, small group... [-]

Advanced Humanities Seminar - Social Entrepreneurship Course

American College of Norway
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Norway Moss

This course will be shaped around a conversation about social entrepreneurship and the role social entrepreneurs play in creating positive social change in our rapidly evolving global community. [+]

Best Courses in Sociology 2018. Please be aware, you must enroll as a full time student at The American College of Norway and that means that you must study 5 of our courses (Totaling 15 credit). We will communicate with you to discuss which of our other courses you would like to include. This course will be shaped around a conversation about social entrepreneurship and the role social entrepreneurs play in creating positive social change in our rapidly evolving global community. Governments and often large well-established NGOs are slow to adapt and are struggling to provide the necessary services that millions of marginalized and disadvantaged people desperately need. And this is where social entrepreneurs can pick up the slack. Throughout this course students will be identifying social issues that they feel passionate about and learn how these issues might be rectified using social entrepreneurship. All students will create a business plan for a fictitious social venture that in some way addresses a social issue. [-]

Course in Integrated Social Science Inquiry: Pilgrim and Puritans and the founding of America

American College of Norway
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Norway Moss

In this course we focus on Pilgrims and Puritans, the principal protagonists of Colonial America. [+]

Please be aware, you must enroll as a full time student at The American College of Norway and that means that you must study 5 of our courses (Totaling 15 credit). We will communicate with you to discuss which of our other courses you would like to include. In this course we focus on Pilgrims and Puritans, the principal protagonists of Colonial America. We trace their beginnings in England, follow them as they settle in the Netherlands, and further on to their move to New England and the establishment of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. We will examine the ethos of Puritanism and discuss their influence in the creation of the United States of America. An optional compliment of this course will be a visit to Amsterdam and Leiden in the Netherlands where the Pilgrim Fathers settled before moving to the New World. [-]

Course in Corporate Social Responsibility

Kulturstudier
Campus Full time 1 semester January 2018 Argentina Buenos Aires

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a field of research that offers opportunities for companies to improve their business by engaging responsibly with the natural and social environment. Kulturstudier offers three different CSR courses, level 1,2 and 3. You can combine all three in one semester, or mix CSR with studies in Spanish or philosophy. The courses are offered in cooperation with Universidad Nacional de San Martin. [+]

Best Courses in Sociology 2018. Course in Corporate Social Responsibility Study location: Buenos Aires, Argentina Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a field of research that offers opportunities for companies to improve their business by engaging responsibly with the natural and social environment. Kulturstudier offers three different CSR courses, level 1,2 and 3. You can combine all three in one semester, or mix CSR with studies in Spanish or philosophy. The courses are offered in cooperation with Universidad Nacional de San Martin. What is CSR CSR is a business opportunity that allows companies to improve their corporate reputation and to establish, develop and enhance their market share. The concept implies that corporations commit to improve the society and protect the environment, beyond obeying the national and international legal obligations and without detracting from the economic purpose of the enterprise or impairing its competitiveness. The great majority of multinational companies today recognise the public demand for accountability for the social and environmental impact of the company. They can learn to see the economic benefit of extending their scope from short term profit, to long term sustainable growth. CSR training is in high demand. Not least with corporations establishing in countries where the laws of governments do not sufficiently protect nature and people. These courses can enable you to play a part. Three levels CSR 1: Introduction to CSR & Sustainability The programme is designed to provide students with theoretical frameworks for integrating social responsibility as part of a company’s strategic planning and... [-]

Course - Gap Year Global Skills Program

Winterline Global Skills
Campus Full time 9 months September 2018 USA Estes Park Panama Panama City Costa Rica San José Thailand Bangkok Cambodia Phnom Penh India Mumbai Italy Rome Austria Vienna Germany Munich Czech Republic Prague Cambridge + 19 more

Each week, a new place. In 9 months, across 10 countries in 3 continents, you'll travel from the urban jungle to the wilderness, from mountains to the open ocean, from rich industrial environments to impoverished villages in developing nations. It will be the busiest, most challenging, constructive, fun and exhilarating year of your life. [+]

This is not your typical gap year. In 9 months, across 10 countries in 3 continents, you'll travel from the urban jungle to the wilderness, from mountains to the open ocean, from rich industrial environments to impoverished villages in developing nations. You will learn how to build a house, cook a meal, manage your finances, sail a boat, speak in public, serve a customer, negotiate a deal, and drive a car safely. You will learn how to help save a person's life when far removed from medical help. You will develop skills in negotiation, critical thinking and problem-solving, and in team-building and leadership. You will learn how governance works, and will put it into practice on a day-to-day basis. You will be taught how to operate power tools and heavy machinery such as forklifts and tractors. It will be the busiest, most challenging, constructive, fun and exhilarating year of your life. LET THE ADVENTURE BEGIN Orientation and Wilderness Experience: September Estes Park, Colorado and Wilderness Areas ... [-]

Course in Cultural Intelligence

Bermuda College
Campus or Online Full time Part time 2 - 6 days November 2017 Bermuda Hamilton + 1 more

Bermuda College now posits an additional factor. Our research identifies the intercultural perspective as another important factor to consider when managing change in today’s workplace environment: Environmental, Political, Intercultural, Sociological, Technological, Legal, Economic. Hence, the acronym that heralds our Trademark Programme is EPISTLE™. [+]

Best Courses in Sociology 2018. How our program differs… Historically, Workplace Diversity programmes have focused on building awareness of and appreciation for differences in race, ethnic origin, gender, and religious preference. Beyond awareness and appreciation is the need for skill-building in intercultural relations. Our research identifies the intercultural perspective to be, perhaps, the most important factor to consider when managing relationships in today’s global workplace. Our research builds upon the foundations laid by CQ Pioneers Earley, Ang, & Tan (2006), Bucher (2008), and Livermore (2011). To that research, Ridley-Smith (2015), has described the dynamic, iterative model of interchange that should exist between newcomers and their host culture members. This intercultural exchange is so powerful that, when used, it all but guarantees a mutually beneficial and rewarding CQ exchange and organizational outcomes. However, when any of the iterative components are missing, both entities will experience the result of low CQ and diminished organizational effectiveness. As such, this course promotes a symbiotic (SYM-Q™) approach to intercultural relations. The SYM-B™ inventory assesses which among the five focus areas are the strongest and weakest. Our training programmes, consultancies, and coaching will help you to chart a course that will increase your organizational CQ. Members of your organization will conclude, "CQ is for us!" Existing data derived from the researchers listed above indicates that five types of intercultural barriers present the most significant workplace diversity issues. Because we view educational strategies to be the most effective agents in removing intercultural barriers, we offer the following... [-]

University Program Aimed At Older Uma

La Salle Centro Universitario
Campus September 2018 Spain Madrid

The University is the largest institution in the transmission of culture and promotion of research and the right context to develop training programs throughout life.No [+]

Senior University Program aimed at UMA

The University is the largest institution in the transmission of culture and promotion of research and the right context to develop training programs throughout life. No wonder the university is being lead in the development of programs for people over 50 years.

La Salle University Center following this trend, has in its training with the elderly, because university aims to be a modern and open society. This program is characterized as being in line with the challenges of the future university.In this regard the University Senior program UMa La Salle is characterized by a methodology that enhances personal resources and relies on new technology, which aims to teach learning priority, which promotes a positive social image of the elderly and intergenerational dialogue through active participation in the dynamics of the center. ... [-]