Clearing 2021
MA Public Opinion and Political Behaviour
BA Sociology and Politics options

Final Year, Component 02

SC831-6-FY or GV831-6-FY or SC830-6-FY or SC340-5-FY or SC390-6-FY
GV831-6-FY
Research Project: Politics
(30 CREDITS)

Prepare a 10,000 word dissertation which researches the political topic you are most passionate about.

SC340-6-FY
The Current Issues in Social Science
(30 CREDITS)

This module gives students an opportunity to apply social science to address key issues facing society at the local, national and global level. For example, what is the impact of the war in Yemen or in Syria? What is the impact of Brexit? How does global warming affect us? What are the major challenges in the 21st century? This module will tackle a different theme each term to better understand how Social Science can be used to understand the big issues.

SC390-6-FY
Work-Based Learning: Sociology
(30 CREDITS)
SC830-6-FY
Quantitative Research Project
(30 CREDITS)

Many undergraduates in the Department of Sociology at Essex carry out a research project in the final year of their degree. The third-year project offers you the opportunity to focus on a topic of your choice that relates broadly to your degree course. You will find that this can be an extremely worthwhile learning experience. Carrying out a project improves your employability skills, and can be a springboard to postgraduate study. Note: you must take this module in order to qualify for an AQM (Q-Step) degree.

SC831-6-FY
Research Project: Sociology
(30 CREDITS)

Want to focus on your own topic? Keen to conduct research and write up original work? Your project can range from empirical research to theoretical studies, with guidance from your supervisor. The eventual success of your research will depend on the ideas that you develop, plan and undertake.

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