Sociology Postgraduate Modules 2017-18

The modules in this list are only applicable to students who will be studying them between September 2017 and August 2018.

If you intend to study one of these modules from September 2018 or later

You may refer to the descriptors listed below as a guide, but please be aware that details they contain - including (but not limited to) reading lists, duration and assessments - may change for your academic year, and we cannot guarantee that a module available in any academic year will continue to be available in subsequent years.

The modules for September 2018 - August 2019 will begin to be listed here in March 2018 (exact date to be confirmed).

If you are a previous or current student...

...and you are looking for the descriptor of a module you studied in an academic year prior to 2017-18, please see postgraduate modules for current students.

Code Module Title Credits Term(s)
SOCM002A Philosophy of the Social Sciences 1 15 2
SOCM002B Philosophy of the Social Sciences 30 2
SOCM013 Independent Study in Sociology and Philosophy 30 2
SOCM016 Cultures of the Life Sciences 30 2
SOCM019 Research Methods in the Social Sciences 15 1
SOCM020 Research Methods in the Social Sciences 30 1
SOCM023 Social Theory 15 2
SOCM024 Cultural Sociology 30 1
SOCM025 Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis 15 1
SOCM026 Using Longitudinal Data in Family Policy Studies 15 2
SOCM027 Social Theory 30 2
SOCM028 Policy Analytics: Data Driven Policy Analysis and Evidence Based Decision-making 30 1 and 2
SOCM029 Data Visualisation 15 2
SOCM030 Gender at Work 30 2
SOCM904 Dissertation 60 1, 2 and 3
SOCM945 Philosophy of Science 30 1
SOCM950 Science Technology and Society 30 1