Undergraduate Program of Sociology

Program Overview: 

The department of Sociology offers a Bachelor degree of Sociology. The program duration consists of four years and provides students a comprehensive knowledge of sociological theories, research methodology and other models with their application to real-life situations. The program also introduces concepts such as social relations, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behaviour to students. Furthermore, students will learn how to investigate the structure of groups, organizations, and societies, as well as how people interact within these contexts. In addition to what has been said, students will study sociology in classrooms and will perform scientific journeys within the Kurdish society. Throughout the journeys, students will be guided by research professors and successful social researchers.

A bachelor degree in sociology exists of a eight-semester program where students are required to accumulate 150-credits. The program is designed to meet market needs and allows students to find better opportunities and analyse problem-based situations.  The program  prepares students how to analyse everything that is related to sociology such as short contacts between anonymous individuals in the street to social topics on a global scale. Students will be equipped with the latest knowledge and practice in studying subjects such as family interactions, religious traditions and organized crime, and a better understand of issues surrounding race, gender and social classes.

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Teaching Methods:

The principles of modern pedagogy will be used to facilitate and enable learning in the field of sociology. Students become the centre of education while teachers will facilitate their learning skills. Principles of competency-based education and ICT-based learning will enhance students’ competency in sociology. 

The bachelor’s degree in sociology supports students to learn and connect to the labour market as a clear pathway towards students’ placement after completing their degree. Students will enjoy learning for all modules they cover during their academic path. Different methods, including theoretical lectures, seminar, case study, on-job-training, project-based learning, and problem-based learning will be used. The sociology programs are designed to produce graduates who can engage the world thoughtfully, critically, and creatively. Our hope is that the coursework we require will not only provide a solid base of anthropological or sociological knowledge and a set of skills to collect and evaluate information, but also that our assignments, readings, and classroom discussions will foster a sense of engagement as citizens committed to making the world more humane and liveable.

Program Structure:

  • Mode of Study:  Full-time
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Number of Semesters: 8 semester
  • Number of Credits: 150
  • Number of Modules: 59

Mode of Assessment:

Both summative and formative assessments will assess students’ performance for each module. Assessment tools could be different, but the final assessment for every module includes but is not limited to the following criteria:

  • Midterm Exam
  • Final Exam
  • Reports
  • Seminar
  • Quizzes
  • Reflective Diary
  • Others


Learning Goals
Program Learning Outcomes
Job Prospects

This program aims to:

  • Provide a framework for applying appropriate sociological theories in different situations.
  • Provide a general understanding of the fundamental areas of social science.
  • Support students with analytical skills.
  • Encourage students to learn and analyse contemporary issues in different fields within society.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Explain sociological perspectives, broadly defined; use sociological theories to explain social problems and issues; make theoretically-informed recommendations to address current social problems; and demonstrate the utility of the sociological perspectives for their lives.
  • Demonstrate the ability to interpret, locate, evaluate, generate, and use sociologically relevant data to test hypotheses and draw evidence-based conclusions.
  • Integrate sociological theories, research, and data in order to assess various explanations of social phenomena and to assess social policy.
  • Demonstrate analytical and practical problem-solving skills. 
  1. Activist
  2. School Researcher
  3. Social Worker
  4. Case Manager
  5. Child and Youth Worker
  6. Child Welfare Worker
  7. Employment Counsellor
  8. Life Coach
  9. Retirement Counsellor
  10. Social Policy Researcher
  11. Social Services Case Manager
  12. Social Survey Researcher

Personal Transferable Skills:

To enrich students with competencies that require to work independently. It also offers students to manage and organize effectively and efficiently and apply teamwork spirit to maintain a friendly working environment. It also enhances students’ leadership skills to act and to communicate freely with interdisciplinary organizations and creative mindset. 


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