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 subject to change.

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