Education of the Sociology of Consumption and Households Group

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.

Health

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.

BGM

First year, period 2: RSO-13805 Sociology of Health

Second year, period 5: SCH-23306 Health Issues in Daily Life; a B├Ęta-Gamma Approach

Third year, period 5: SCH-21306 Demography and Global Population Issues

MCS

Period 2: HSO-31806 Advances in Health and Society

Period 5: SCH-32306 Comparative Health Problems and Policies

Period 5: RSO-33806 Social Dimensions of Health and Bodily Care

Consumption

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.

BBC

First year, period 2: SCH-11806 Sociology of Business, Consumption and Economics

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

MME

Period 5: YSS-31806 Consumer, Technology and Innovation

Period 5: SCH-21306 Demography and Global Population Issues

Period 6: YSS-33306 Advanced Consumer Studies

Minors

SCH also offers courses in various minors, including a minor on consumer behaviour.

Consumer Behaviour

Period 2: SCH-20306 Gender and Consumer Culture

Period 5: YSS-31806 Consumer, Technology and Innovation

Other elective courses

Period 6: SCH-51306 Social Capital

Visit the Study Handbook website for more detailed information.