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Junior Sophister - Sociology and Social Policy

Students must take compulsory modules to a value of 30 ECTS and optional modules to a value of 30 ECTS.

  • Modules chosen in JS year will determine the range of modules available to you in SS year.
  • It is important to consider module prerequisites and programme requirements, which are outlined under each of the relevant years here.
  • Students taking a year on Erasmus/ Exchange must take a module equivalent to SO3140 and SO3141: Researching Society 1 & 2 whilst on exchange, SO3140 and SO3141 are prerequisites for the compulsory Dissertation module in the final year.
  • Students on a one term Erasmus/ Exchange may not take LA3435 or LA3439
  • Students wishing to take a Political Science (PO) module must have taken two Political Science modules in the Senior Freshman year.

 

COMPULSORY MODULES

Module Code

Module Title ECTS Co-requisites

Full Year Modules

SS3402

Youth & Society/Human Service Organisation

10

 

Michaelmas Term Modules

SS3383

Life Courses & Evolving Welfare States

10  

SO3140

Researching Society

5

SO3141

Hilary Term Modules

SO3141

Researching Society

5

 

 

OPTIONAL MODULES

Module Code

Module Title ECTS Co-requisites

Prerequisites

Full Year Modules

PO3670

Democracy and Development

10

  To take a Political Science module students must have taken two Political Science modules in SF year

Michaelmas Term Modules – select 10 ECTS (5 if taking PO3670)

EC3140

Economics of Less Developed Countries A

5 EC3141  

EC3160

Economics of Policy Issues A

5

EC3161  
SO3130

Globalisation & Development 1

5    

SO3150

Race, Ethnicity & Identity 1

5

   
SO3170

Social Stratification & Inequalities 1

5    

SO3180

Comparative Sociology of Europe 1

5

   

PO3130

Irish Politics A: Constitution, Elections, Parties and Parliament

5

PO3131 To take a Political Science module students must have taken two Political Science modules in SF year.

LA3435

Public Interest Law

10

LA1240  

LA3439

Public International Law

10

LA1240  

Hilary Term Modules – select 20 ECTS (15 if taking PO3670)

EC3141

Economics of Less Developed Countries B

5

  EC3140

EC3161

Economics of Policy Issues

5

  EC3160
SO3131

Globalisation & Development 2

5    
SO3151

Race, Ethnicity & Identity 2

5    
SO3171

Social Stratification & Inequalities 2

5    
SO3181

Comparative Sociology of Europe 2

5    
PO3131

Irish Politics B: Governance in Ireland, Politics in Northern Ireland

5 PO3131 PO3130 and two Political Science modules in SF year

Please note: Students must take an even distribution of ECTS, 30 in Michaelmas Term and 30 in Hilary Term.