Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE SOC5001

 
TITLE Assimilating and Appraising the Literature

 
LEVEL 05 - Postgraduate Modular Diploma or Degree Course

 
ECTS CREDITS 3

 
DEPARTMENT Sociology

 
DESCRIPTION This component aims to develop the student’s skills at locating, reviewing, assimilating, and appraising the scholarly literature. The emphasis will be on: framing a specific field and staying focused on it; being up-to-date with the cutting-edge sociological literature, including the journals; achieving a critical reading of the literature; and writing a sustained synthesis of the various arguments at issue.

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Lecture

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

 
LECTURER/S Godfrey Baldacchino
Michael Briguglio
Mark Anthony Falzon
Gillian M. Martin
Mario Vassallo
Valerie Visanich

 
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