Short Title:Applied Sociology 2
Full Title:Applied Sociology 2
Module Code:SOCI H3001
Credits: 6
Field of Study:Basic / broad general programmes*
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By: 
Module Author:Elizabeth Mathews
Module Description:• Emphasise range of sociological perspectives and concepts in relation to areas of Social Care. • Apply these perspectives and concepts to gain greater understanding of issues relevant to client groups.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Examine key social institutions and entities from a sociological perspective, namely the Mass Media, the Education system and Culture.
LO2 Critically analyse broad issues of inequality from a sociological perspective

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project No Description   50.00 Sem 1 End
Continuous Assessment n/a   50.00 n/a
No End of Module Formal Examination

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Time No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Tovey, H, Share, P.& Corcoran M. 2007, A Sociology of Ireland, Gill and Macmillan
Recommended Book Resources
  • Lynch, K. & Lodge, A. 2002, Equality and power in schools: redistribution, recognition, and representation, Routledge London
  • Farley, J 2009, Majority-Minority Relations, Pearson Education Canada
  • Giddens, A 2001, Sociology, Polity Press
Required Article/Paper Resources
  • Smedley, A & Smedley, B.D. 2005, Race as Biology Is Fiction, Racism as a Social Problem is Real, American Psychologist, 60: 1, 16-26
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HSOCA_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Social Care Practice 6 Mandatory