The University of Manchester
The University of Manchester
University of Manchester Discover Days are informative, interactive events for aspiring undergraduate students who are interested in Sociology, but may not know exactly which course to choose. at The University of Manchester

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Discover Sociology

University event offered by The University of Manchester

Event Summary:

University of Manchester Discover Days are informative, interactive events for aspiring undergraduate students who are interested in Sociology, but may not know exactly which course to choose.

Full Event Details:

The Discover Sociology Day will explore in depth the study of sociology at The University of Manchester.
The day will consist of an overview of the range of courses, a careers presentation on opportunities following graduation in sociology, a lecture, a tour of the facilities and a choice of workshops from across a range of topics in sociology.
Studying sociology will enable you to see the big picture in terms of how broader social developments affect individual lives, and to understand how we got to where we are today as a society. You’ll be taught by staff members who are specialists in their field, meaning that you will learn about latest developments within sociology. You’ll also be encouraged to use your sociological skills to critically examine contemporary society.
In addition, opportunities for students during university and after graduation will be discussed with staff and current students. This day will give students a real understanding of what it is like to study sociology at The University of Manchester.

Provisional programme

9.45am–10.00am
Arrival, registration and refreshments
10.00am–10.10am
Welcome and introduction, health and safety, about the day, workshop sign-up
10.10am–10.40am
What is Sociology at university? Overview of degree programme
10.40am–11.20am
Mini-lecture
11.20am–11.35am
Short break with refreshments
11.45am–1pm
Workshops (choice of one from three)
1pm–2pm
Lunch
2pm–2.30pm
Careers for sociology graduates
2.30pm–3.15pm
Questions and answers and social mixer with sociology students
3.15pm–3.25pm
Evaluation
3.25pm–4pm
Close

Suitable For:

Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

Duration:

Full Day

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Minimum number of students:

1



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