50 Short Courses in Sociology

Sociology studies deal with the human society by analysing and investigating it using several methods of empirical research. To cover all the different aspects of society, there are many different branches within this discipline.


Find and compare 50 Short Courses in Sociology in United Kingdom. Below is a selection of the available study options. If you're interested in studying Sociology in United Kingdom you can view all 50 Short Courses. You can also read more about the Sociology discipline in general or about studying in United Kingdom.

Suggested Study Programmes

  • Short Course in NCFE L3 Award Teaching Assistant

    Our NCFE Level 3 Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools course will prepare you for a career working with children in the classroom, giving invaluable educational support to teachers. Demand is high for trained and enthusiastic teaching assistants all over the country, and this Teaching Assistant course, building on what you will have learned from the NCFE Level 2 Support Work in Schools course, will equip you with the skills and the qualifications you need to get into this rewarding career, working with children and helping them to learn and develop.

  • Short Course in Culture, Social Change and Development

    This module examines how development practices are embedded in cultural contexts. You explore the theoretical debates and how these inform orientations and interactions ‘on the ground’ and the relationship between development and religious and ethnic identities.

  • Short Course in Introduction to Sociology

    This module is designed to introduce international students to sociology. Sociology focuses on the systematic study of human societies, particularly modern industrial societies, by exploring social interaction, social structures and social change. Sociology as an academic discipline has its roots in attempts to understand the profound social, economic and political changes associated with industrialisation, initially in Europe and later in North America and other parts of the world.

  • Short Course in Power Play: Issues of Representation and Power in Contemporary British Media

    This module examines if, how, why and to what consequence social and cultural media texts, networks, institutions and practices represent identities such gender, sexuality, ethnicity, age and disability.

  • Short Course in Social Anthropology: an introduction (Online)

    This course provides an exciting and dynamic introduction to the world of social anthropology. In brief, social anthropology is the study of how man gives meaning to the world through different social norms, values, practices and means of organisation. As such, the role of the social anthropologist is to explore and understand other cultures and societies, and in so doing, to better understand his or her own worldview as well.

  • Short Course in A Level Sociology

    The Sociology A Level course looks at the way society works and develops. The study of sociology is absorbing and highly practical, with applications in a wide range of professional and personal situations, from families and education to the media and crime. Sociology study is important because we all operate within society. Our customs, laws, morals and working systems shape our lives and determine the future direction of society, and the A Level Sociology course takes you into that vital field of knowledge, whether for a career in sociology or elsewhere.

  • Short Course in Child Day Care

    Child Day Care is a career with huge responsibilities. But being responsible for the care and development of children is also hugely rewarding. Our Child Day Care course will give you the child care knowledge that will make your working life easier and more fulfilling, and could open up opportunities in the Child Day Care sector. Whether you are already working in child day care, or are looking for a work opportunity in this area, our Child Day Care course is a great way to enhance your skills, knowledge and employability prospects.

  • Short Course in NCFE Level 2 Award Support Work in Schools

    The NCFE Support Work in Schools course is a knowledge-based qualification suitable for all support staff roles in schools. This includes all staff who work in a school environment as well as those who work directly with children and young people. It seeks to develop the knowledge and understanding that all those working in a school setting will need and covers areas such as safeguarding, communication and understanding the school context.

  • Short Course in Advanced Certificate in Digital Marketing and Social Media

    A key element of this course is the focus on the practical application of digital marketing and social media marketing tools to set up and maintain a presence in the digital and social world. You will learn how to plan, coordinate, deliver, and test digital and social media marketing campaigns and set targets to monitor the success of these campaigns. A key focus of the course will be the interaction and creative thinking that delegates will partake in, designing creative campaigns and innovative solutions for digital and social media.

  • Short Course in International Summer School

    The International Summer School Courses are designed for international students who are either thinking about studying on a degree programme in the UK or who simply wish to benefit from a short and intensive international study experience.

  • Short Course in Introducing the Social Sciences

    This key introductory OU level 1 module provides an ideal introduction to the social sciences – psychology, social policy and criminology, geography and environment, politics and international studies, economics and sociology.

  • Short Course in Introduction to Counselling

    This four-day course, taught by experts from the Middlesex University Counselling Service, explores the foundation theories and crucial skills involved in counselling.