The module aims to enrich students’ understanding of the relationship between methodology and method in undertaking social research. Develop skills in the appropriate use and application of quantitative and qualitative methods. Lay the conceptual groundwork for the design of the student’s research dissertation and appreciate the connections between epistemology and the student’s particular MA/MSc programme of study.
Please note that this is indicative and may change from year to year.
Module coordinators: Professor Philip Hubbard
Tutorial group leaders: Various
Term 1: 9 (1hour) lectures followed by 9 (1hour) tutorials, 1 2-hour workshop, 1 2-hour computer practical;
Term 2: 3 (1hour) lectures followed by 3 (1hour) tutorials
Module assessment - more information
Two 1,500 word essays (35% and 65%), plus weekly ‘formative’ (ie unmarked) 1 page essays