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Module SCS-1004:
Cymdeithaseg a'r Byd Cyfoes

Module Facts

Run by School of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences

20 Credits or 10 ECTS Credits

Semester 1

Organiser: Dr Rhian Hodges

Overall aims and purpose

  1. Rhoi cyflwyniad i'r prif theorïau a phersbectifau cymdeithasegol megis Ffwythianaeth, Ffeministiaeth a Marsiaeth

  2. Trafod y prif gysyniadau cymdeithasegol

  3. Cyflwyno'r prif theoretwyr cynnar megis Marx, Durkheim, Weber ac eraill.

  4. Astudiaeth o'r prif sefydliadau cymdeithasol, yn eu plith y teulu, addysg, dosbarth cymdeithasol a gwaith.

Course content

Ceir cyflwyniad i'r prif theorïau cymdeithasegol, gan ganolbwyntio ar bersbectifau ffwythiannaeth a theori gwrthdaro. Edrychir ar waith Emile Durkheim a Karl Marx a'u gwaith arloesol mewn ffurfio theorïau cymdeithasegol cynnar. Yna edrychir ar sefydliadau cymdeithasol yn y gymdeithas gyfoes, gan gymhwyso'r theorïau a'r persbectifau at ddadansoddi sefydliadau fel y teulu, addysg, gwaith a dosbarth cymdeithasol.

Assessment Criteria


Dangos ymwybyddiaeth sylfaenol o theorïau a phersbectifau cymdeithasegol. Dangos ymwybyddiaeth sylfaenol o rôl sefydliadau cymdeithasol yn y gymdeithas gyfoes.


Dangos dealltwriaeth dda o theoriau a phersbectifau cymdeithasegol. Dangos dealltwriaeth dda o rôl sefydliadau cymdeithasol yn y gymdeithas gyfoes


Dangos dealltwriaeth dda o theoriau a phersbectifau cymdeithasegol. Dangos dealltwriaeth dda o rôl sefydliadau cymdeithasol yn y gymdeithas gyfoes

Learning outcomes

  1. Dangos dealltwriaeth a gwerthfawrogiad o wreiddiau theori gymdeithasegol

  2. Dangos dealltwriaeth a gwerthfawrogiad o'r prif gysyniadau cymdeithasegol

  3. Gallu defnyddio cysyniadau priodol i ddadansoddi agweddau ar gymdeithas gyfoes

  4. Deall rolau'r prif sefydliadau cymdeithasol

  5. Dadansoddi newidiadau i gymdeithas gyfoes mewn dull beirniadol

Assessment Methods

Type Name Description Weight
Aseiniad 70
Prawf dosbarth 30

Teaching and Learning Strategy


Seminarau - 1 awr yr wythnos am 10 wythnos


Darlithoedd – 1 awr yr wythnos am 11 wythnos

Private study 179

Transferable skills

  • Literacy - Proficiency in reading and writing through a variety of media
  • Computer Literacy - Proficiency in using a varied range of computer software
  • Self-Management - Able to work unsupervised in an efficient, punctual and structured manner. To examine the outcomes of tasks and events, and judge levels of quality and importance
  • Exploring - Able to investigate, research and consider alternatives
  • Inter-personal - Able to question, actively listen, examine given answers and interact sensitevely with others
  • Critical analysis & Problem Solving - Able to deconstruct and analyse problems or complex situations. To find solutions to problems through analyses and exploration of all possibilities using appropriate methods, rescources and creativity.
  • Presentation - Able to clearly present information and explanations to an audience. Through the written or oral mode of communication accurately and concisely.
  • Teamwork - Able to constructively cooperate with others on a common task, and/or be part of a day-to-day working team
  • Mentoring - Able to support, help, guide, inspire and/or coach others
  • Argument - Able to put forward, debate and justify an opinion or a course of action, with an individual or in a wider group setting
  • Self-awareness & Reflectivity - Having an awareness of your own strengths, weaknesses, aims and objectives. Able to regularly review, evaluate and reflect upon the performance of yourself and others

Subject specific skills

  • Y gallu i lunio ac ymchwilio i gwestiynau sydd wedi seilio ar ddamcaniaeth a gwaith empirig mewn cymdeithaseg.
  • Gwybodaeth ymarferol ynghylch defnydd o safbwyntiau damcaniaethol mawr a chysyniadau cymdethiasegol er mwyn deall bywyd cymdeithasol.
  • Y gallu i ddadansoddi, asesu a throsglwyddo gwybodaeth gymdeithasegol empirig
  • Y gallu i ymgysylltu ag amrywiaeth o strategaethau ymchwil ansoddol a meintiol a’r dulliau sydd yn terddu o’r ddau ddynesiad

Courses including this module

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