Postgraduate Module Descriptor
SSIM903: Advanced Interdisciplinary Research Design
This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.
|Term(s) and duration|
This module will run during term 2 (11 weeks)
Dr Katie Ledingham (Convenor)
Students will combine this module with relevant research training in quantitative and qualitative methods.
|Available via distance learning|
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.