Law, International Relations and Sociology

Law, International Relations and Sociology

You will study the core modules listed below, as well as some route-specific and optional modules.

Academic English Skills aims to provide you with thorough training in the language and related academic skills which will enable you to best achieve your academic potential at University. These skills include the processes of academic writing, effective and extensive reading strategies, effective participation in seminars and delivery of presentations, and listening to and recording information effectively from lectures. You will also develop the accuracy and range of written and spoken language required to use language effectively and appropriately, with clarity and confidence in an academic context.
The aim of this module is to facilitate and develop your study skills to enable you to successfully complete a Foundation course at the University of Sussex International Study Centre and to progress to further undergraduate study. Emphasis will be placed on the transferability of skills and their application to ongoing study and employability.
This module will provide you with an opportunity to appreciate the way in which businesses within the UK are affected by law. You will gain an outline understanding of the nature of the English legal system providing an awareness of where the sources of law come from. You will learn the principles of business law through lectures and seminars, and analyse and apply your understanding within smaller groups in order to develop an awareness of the issues relating to business law within the UK and EU.
The aim of this module is to provide you with opportunities to develop, practice and demonstrate mathematical skills relevant to an undergraduate degree course in business, computing or humanities at the University of Sussex. This module will enable you to apply these concepts and skills to situations relevant to areas of future study.
The aim of this module is to provide you with an understanding of sociology concepts and methodology, engaging you with sociological theory related to the study of crime and deviance in society.
The aim of this module is for you to gain an introduction to the principle, concepts and models of micro-economic analysis providing a framework upon which further economic analysis can be developed. You will be able to apply your knowledge base as well as learn basic skills relating to data analysis and evaluation of economics issues.
The main aim of this module is for you to gain an introduction to the principles, concepts and models of macroeconomic analysis providing a framework upon which further economic analysis can be developed. You will be able to apply your knowledge base as well as learn basic skills relating to data analysis and evaluation of economics issues. This will be achieved through a mixture of lectures and seminars.
The aim of this module is to give you an understanding of the structure of the English legal system and an awareness of key contemporary issues within the subject area.
The aim of this module is to provide you with an understanding of sociology theory and methodology, engaging you with sociological theory relevant to globalisation.
The aim of this module is to provide you with an understanding of the main International Relations theories (including Realism and Liberalism) and key issues (including nationalism and security).
The aim of this module is to provide you with an understanding of the more contemporary International Relations theories (including post-colonialism and post-structuralism) and key issues (including climate change and human rights). This will be based upon the foundation of knowledge offered in the first module, International Relations 1.
The main aim of this module is to give you an understanding of the structure of the British political system and an awareness of key contemporary issues within the subject area. The module will cover the principles of a constitutional system with the aim of an appreciation of the type of political and constitutional system operates within Britain. The focus will then centre on key issues that will allow you to demonstrate an ability to analyse materials and draw conclusions.
The aim of this module is to promote research methods relevant to sociological investigation.

* Optional modules. You can choose two modules with this symbol.
† Route-specific modules for Economics.
‡ Route-specific modules for Sociology.

Your degree at Sussex

This course can lead to one of the undergraduate degrees listed below (subject to meeting the grades outlined). The degrees and grades listed are valid for 2017/18 intakes only and are subject to change.

Please be aware that History and Film Studies will not be running in 2018.

Degree Programmes Award English Grade Semester 1 Semester 2
Anthropology BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Anthropology and Cultural Studies BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Anthropology and History BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Anthropology and International Development BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Anthropology with a Language BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Criminology BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Criminology and Sociology BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Economics BSc (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Economics BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Economics & Finance BSc (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Economics (with a professional placement year) BSc (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Economics (with a professional placement year) BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Economics and International Development BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Economics and International Relations BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Economics and Management Studies BSc (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Economics and Politics BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Geography BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Geography BSc (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Geography and Anthropology BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Geography and International Development BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Geography and International Relations BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Geography with a Language BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
History BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
History and Film Studies BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
History and Sociology BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
International Development BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
International Development with a Language BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
International Relations BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
International Relations and Anthropology BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
International Relations and Development BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
International Relations and Sociology BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
International Relations with a Language BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Law LLB (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Law with Business and Management LLB (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Law with Criminology LLB 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Law with International Relations LLB (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Law with Media LLB 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Law with Politics LLB (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Politics BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Politics and International Relations BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Politics and Philosophy BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Politics and Sociology BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Sociology BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Sociology and Cultural Studies BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Sociology and International Development BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Sociology and Media Studies BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%
Sociology with a Language BA (Hons) 60% (60% writing, 50% other skills) 50% 50%