Sociology courses with the WEA

Defined by many as the study of the development, structure, and functioning of human society, sociology is a subject that has prompted debate and discussion for decades.   

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What sociology topics are available? 

Whether you鈥檙e new to the subject or have been studying sociology for a while, we offer a wide range of courses suitable for different levels of understanding. 

Taught by experts in their field, our sociology courses explore a diverse mixture of issues and debates. These include what it means to foster a sense of belonging and how being connected to other people enables us to feel a part of society. Morality, ethics and community are just some of the other areas that learners can also expect to explore.   

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Delivered online and in person, our sociology courses also benefit from small class sizes, ensuring that discussion between learners can take place in a positive, supportive environment where you can learn at a pace that suits you.  


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