Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE SOC1007

 
TITLE The Sociological Imaginary in Practice

 
LEVEL 01 - Year 1 in Modular Undergraduate Course

 
ECTS CREDITS 2

 
DEPARTMENT Sociology

 
DESCRIPTION The aim of this study-unit is to acquaint first-year undergraduates with the sociological research process in general, and with the research profile of sociology post-graduates in particular. Students will attend the Sociology Department post-graduate research seminars where they will be specifically tasked to focus on the research designs presented, and to present their commentary on these in the form of a reflective portfolio. The study-unit will commence with an introductory lecture on reflective writing skills serviced by the Centre for English Language Proficiency. Assessment will be based on the students reflective portfolio and concluding comments on potential application to their own future research.

 
RULES/CONDITIONS Before TAKING THIS UNIT YOU MUST TAKE SOC1012

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Lecture

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Assessment Due Resit Availability Weighting
Reflective Portfolio SEM2 Yes 100%

 
LECTURER/S Michael Briguglio

 
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