Joint-honours information for 2016 entry

Sociology Project

Module L3031

Module details for 2016/17.

30 credits

FHEQ Level 6

Module Outline

This module gives you direct experience of carrying out a small-scale research project and follows directly on from the Research Proposal module. You will continue with your empirical and background research under the guidance of a supervisor and will produce an 8,000-word report on your findings.

Please note that students are required to pass both L3078 Doing Social Research: working with quantitative data and L3079 Doing Social Research: working with qualitative data in the second year in order to take this module in the final year.


Students must have taken Sociology Research Proposal (L4056)

Module learning outcomes

Complete the small-scale research project you designed in module L4056.

Draw conclusions about the wider significance of your empirical data in relation to relevant theory and concepts

Critically reflect upon the effectiveness of your research design in practical terms with respect to methodology, ethical issues, and generation of new knowledge.

Communicate research findings to an academic audience through a written report.

Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
DissertationA2 Week 2 100.00%

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.


Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Spring SemesterLecture2 hours001010000000
Spring SemesterWorkshop1 hour010000001000
Spring SemesterSeminar2 hours010000110000
Spring SemesterLecture2 hours000101000000
Spring SemesterLecture1 hour100000000000

How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Dr Kathryn Telling

Convenor, Assess convenor

Dr Susann Wiedlitzka

Convenor, Assess convenor

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