Undergraduate Module Descriptor


SSIM903: Advanced Interdisciplinary Research Design

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level7
Credits15 ECTS Value7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Professor Jane Elliott (Convenor)

Pre-requisites
Co-requisites

Students will combine this module with relevant research training in quantitative and qualitative methods.

Available via distance learning

No

Interdisciplinary research is increasing advocated as crucial to understanding many of today’s salient challenges. This module is designed as a crucial training component for students undertaking inter-disciplinary postgraduate research.  In this module you will explore what is meant by interdisciplinary research, the context in which it is useful and the challenges it poses.  You will explore strategies for constructing and operationalising interdisciplinary research designs. In the module you will explore interdisciplinary within and beyond the social sciences.

Module created

28/08/2015

Last revised

08/05/2017