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Senior Sophister - BESS

Students must take four modules including the programme requirements, as outlined below, for their chosen degree programme. Students may only register for a module if they have taken the pre-requisite modules specified and if the module is a valid option for their chosen degree type. View Module Outlines.

Programme Requirements and Prerequisites

Students are required to complete an independent research project, or dissertation, in either their Junior or Senior Sophister year. Modules identified as IRP, across the two years, qualify as meeting this requirement. Students are only requirement to choose one such module, whether from the Junior or Sophister years and it may be chosen from across any discipline.

Modules Outlines

Each of the following modules has 15 ECTS credits.

Module Code

SS Module Title

Pre-requisites

School/Department

IRP
BU4511 International Business and the Global Economy None Business  

BU4522

Exploring Organisational Experiences

None

Business

IRP

BU4530

Financial Reporting and Analysis

BU3530

Business

IRP

BU4550

Advances in Marketing Theory and Practice

BU3510 or BU3700/BU3710

Business

BU4580

Managing New Product Development

BU2560

Business

IRP
BU4590 Business Dissertation Min Overall II.1 in JS Year Business
IRP

BU4621

Social Innovation and Social Impact

None

Business

IRP
BU4640 Derivatives and International Finance BU2550 Business
IRP

EC4010

Economic Theory

EC3010 and one of EC3080, EC3090

Economics

IRP

EC4020

The World Economy

EC2010

Economics

IRP
EC4041 Development Economics EC2010 Economics
IRP

EC4051

Economics of Financial Markets

EC3050 and EC3090

Economics

IRP

EC4090

Quantitative Methods

EC3080 and EC3090

Economics

IRP

EC4100

International Economics

EC2010

Economics

IRP

EC4120

Economic & Legal Aspects of Competition Policy

EC2010

Economics

IRP

EC4130

Economics Dissertation

EC2010

Economics

IRP

EC4150

Applied Economics

EC2010 and EC3090

Economics

IRP

PO4600

Research Seminar

PO3600

Political Science

IRP
PO4610 Contemporary Political Theories PO2610 Political Science
IRP

PO4690

Issues in Contemporary Politics

PO3600

Political Science

IRP

PO4700

Contemporary International Relations

PO2640

Political Science

IRP

PO4710

African Politics

None

Political Science

IRP

PO4740

Topics in Political Science

None

Political Science

IRP

PO4750

Chinese Politics

None

Political Science

IRP
PO4760 The Politics of Policy-Making None Political Science
IRP

SO4200

Sociology Major Dissertation

SO2310, SO3240

Sociology

IRP

SO4253

Conflict Studies

None

Sociology

 

SO4293

Social Networks and Digital Lives

None

Sociology

 

SO4294

Labour Markets, Gender and Institutions

None

Sociology

 
SO4295 Migration, Mobilities and Integration None Sociology  

SS4722

Poverty, Inequality and Redistribution

None

Social Work and Social Policy

 

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