20 Credits SPRING

Pre-requisites: SMI203


Aims/Description: This unit is focused on students preparing and presenting a body of work at a student conference. The aim of the unit is to develop students┐ ability to disseminate the findings of their L3 dissertation/independent project and, in collaboration with a group of their peers, students will also prepare a paper that will enable them to participate with a roundtable discussion on an aspect of methodology that is pertinent to their studies. The dissertation-based paper and the roundtable discussion will be given at a student conference, which is an annual event in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Staff Contact: Ruth Bartles
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study, 7hrs conference participation and attendance
Assessment: Assessment 1 50% Oral presentation of 2000 word paper designed to present findings of L3 project. Assessment 2 50% oral presentation of a collaborative paper providing a critical review of a particular methodological issue or approach.

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Methods Institute):

Teaching timetable


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the presented information, but the University can accept no responsibility for any errors or omissions. University courses are continually reviewed and revised. The University reserves the right to discontinue courses of study and to amend Ordinances and Regulations governing courses of study whenever it sees fit. Students and others should enquire as to the up-to-date position when they need to know this.

URLs used in these pages are subject to year-on-year change. For this reason we recommend that you do not bookmark these pages or set them as favourites.

Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK