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The aim of this module is to provide you with an introduction to a range of concepts and debates within the social sciences. The module will include a broad overview of economic thought, a brief introduction to key elements of social psychology and a grounding in many of the essential concerns of sociology of particular relevance to a global perspective on societies in the modern world. Areas covered will include: Keynes and Neoliberalism; behavioural economics; the legacy of colonialism; industrial psychology; demographics in the social sciences; nationalism; urbanism; poverty and development; emerging economies.
By the end of the module, you will be able to demonstrate the intellectual, transferable and practicable skills appropriate to this level of module and in particular will be able to:
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Please note that modules with a practical component will be capped due to educational requirements, which may mean that we cannot guarantee a place to all students who elect to study this module.
Please note that the module descriptions above are related to the current academic year and are subject to change.