Pre-requisites: SMI205


Co-requisites: SMI303

Aims/Description: This module requires the student to prepare, organise, research and report a piece of original work on a social science topic. The student will decide on the topic and will either be expected to collect original material in order to investigate it, or to perform secondary analysis on information drawn from existing source (and in both cases using quantitative methods to analyse the data). The finished product is presented in the style, and at the length, associated with academic journal articles.

Staff Contact: Ruth Bartles
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Problem solving, Independent Study, Other formal contact hours comprise meetings between students and supervisors to discuss progress on the student┐s research project.
Assessment: Course work, Project work

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

Teaching timetable


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