Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Sociology

Study guides


Two shifts: One morning and one afternoon.

You can check the 1st course timetable below and consult the rest of timetable at the following link.

Study plan information

Table of credits for each course

  Basic training Compulsory Optional Final Project
1st year 60      
2nd year   60    
3rd year   60    
4th year     48 12
Total 60 120 48 12

Period of study


Part-time or full-time

Full-time, with a part-time option available.


Basic training
Specialisation in Culture
Specialisation in Labour and Social Policies

Basic and compulsory training

1st year 2nd year
- Fundamentals of Sociology (year-long)
- Political Science (year-long)
- Political Economics (year-long)
- International Relations (year-long)
- Modern History
- Methodology and Design of Social Research
- Social Policy, Family and Migrations (year-long)
- Social Research Quantitative Methods
- Contemporary Sociological Thought
- Social Research Qualitative Methods
- Social Classes and Stratification
- Micro Sociological Theory
- Methods Analysis
- Gender and Ethnicity
- Management of Social Intervention Projects I
3rd year 4th year
- Social Change and Globalisation
- Multivariate Data Analysis
- Sociology of Education
- Sociology of Religion
- Macro Sociological Theory
- Methodology and the Social Sciences
- Qualitative Analysis
- Sociology of Work
- Environmental Sociology
- Management of Social Intervention Projects II
- Bachelor's Degree Final Project (*)

(*) The project can focus on academic research or on social intervention projects.

Optional subjects

Specialisations are learning tracks included in the European Diploma Supplement (DS).
In order to obtain a specialisation at least 30 credits (five subjects) must be taken for each track.

4th year Specialisation in Culture
- Work Placement
- Housework and Everyday Life
- Sociology of Gender
- Social Anthropology
- Sociology of Communication
- Sociology of Culture

Optional specialisation modules:
- Analysis of Religious Organisations
- Sociology of Knowledge
- Sociology of National Identities

Specialisation in Labour and Social Policies  

- Demography
- Education Policies
- Industrial Relations

Optional specialisation modules:
- Education, School and Territory
- Social Policy Economics
- Sociology of Businesses and Organisations
- Consumerism and Sustainability

The Work Placement subject is worth 12 credits; all other optional subjects are worth 6 credits.