The chair group Sociology of Consumption and Households contributes its sociological perspective on issues such as consumption, health, the life course, gender and lifestyle to several educational programs.
SCH is part of the Bachelor Health and Society (BGM) as well as the Master Specialisation Health and Society (MCS). Both programs look at health within a social context, and train students to become professionals within the health domain. Within these programs SCH contributes its expertise on various sources and consequences of inequality in health and care, including global inequality and gender. In addition SCH adds its expertise on the life course and demography in relation to health.
SCH is part of the bachelor Business and Consumer Studies (BBC) as well as the Master Management Economics and Consumer Studies (MME). In the consumer studies tracks of these programs students learn to analyse complex topics related to consumption in a multidisciplinary way. Within these programs SCH contributes its expertise on lifestyles, consumer culture, politics of consumption and consumer technology.
First year, period 6: YSS-10906 Analysis of a Problem Situation (themes Migration and Food Consumption are offered by SCH)
Second year, period 1: MCB-20806 Principles of Consumer Studies
Second year, period 3: SCH-20806 Lifestyles and Consumption
Second year, period 5: ECH-31306 Consumer Decision Making
Third year, period 1: MCB-32306 Applied Consumer Studies
SCH also offers courses in various minors, including a minor on consumer behaviour.
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