SOS2000 - Theories and Models in Sociology


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100

Course content

In this course we examine different research designs, theories and models within sociology.

Learning outcome

Knowledge - the student shall:
- achieve knowledge of the central models, theories and research designs which are used in sociology.

Skills - the students shall demonstrate the ability to:
- develop sociological Research questions and operationalize these in a Research design, and also be able to evaluate their sociological relevance.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures/seminars equivalent to 4 hours per week the first half of the semester. The compulsory activities can only be completed in the spring semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • All the courses that are arranged in the course are compulsory

Further on evaluation

Assessment: Home exam

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge

SOS1000 and SOS1002, or SOS1001 and SOS1002, or the equivalent. The requirement must be fulfilled to be admitted to the course.

Course materials

To be announced at the beginning of the semester

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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

No.of lecture hours: 4

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Social Sciences and Sports Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Sociology and Political Science



Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100

Release 2020-11-02

Submission 2020-11-03

Release 09:00

Submission 15:00

Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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