Joint-honours information for 2016 entry

Sociology Research Proposal

Module L4056

Module details for 2016/17.

30 credits

FHEQ Level 6

Module learning outcomes

Design a small-scale research project on a specific topic.

Critically reflect upon the effectiveness of your research design, in terms of its methodological rigour, ethical defensibility and contribution to a field of enquiry.

Communicate research ideas to an academic audience, both in writing and by oral presentation.

Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
ReportT1 Week 5 50.00%
PresentationT1 Week 11 (15 minutes)50.00%

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
Autumn SemesterSeminar2 hours010010100100
Autumn SemesterLecture1 hour101000001000
Autumn SemesterWorkshop1 hour101100010000

How to read the week pattern

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

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