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Senior Sophister

Students must choose modules equivalent to 60 ECTS.
Students following a joint honor pathway must take 30 ECTS from each subject, 15 ECTS per subject, per term.
Students following a single honor pathway must take 60 ECTS from their chosen subject, 30 ECTS in the Michaelmas Term and 30 ECTS in the Hilary Term.

Module List

FULL YEAR MODULES

Module Code

Module Title

ECTS

Prerequisites

IRP

PHILOSOPHY

PIU44000

Philosophy Dissertation

15

 

YES

PIU44002

Philosophy General Paper

5

 

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE

POU44000

Year Long Research Project

20

PO3110 & PO3111

YES

POU44010

Issues in Contemporary Politics

10

PO3110 & PO3111

YES

POU44040

African Politics

10

 

 

POU44050

Political Psychology

10

 

 

ECONOMICS

ECU44000

Economics Dissertation

20

EC2110 & EC2111, EC3190 & EC3191

YES

SOCIOLOGY

SOU44000

Sociology Dissertation

20

SO2110 & SO2111, SO2160 & SO2161, SO3140 & SO3141

YES

 

MICHAELMAS TERM MODULES

Module Code

Module Title

ECTS

Prerequisites

Co-requisite

IRP

PHILOSOPHY

PIU44013

Ancient Philosophy

5

 

 

 

PIU44011

Ancient Philosophy

10

 

 

 

PIU44023

Early Modern Philosophy of Language

5

 

 

 

PIU44021

Early Modern Philosophy of Language

10

 

 

 

PIU44043

Metaphysics

5

 

 

 

PIU44041

Metaphysics

10

 

 

 

PIU44063

Philosophy of Language

5

 

 

 

PIU44061

Philosophy of Language

10

 

 

 

PIU44073

Philosophy of Mind

5

 

 

 

PIU44071

Philosophy of Mind

10

 

 

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE

POU44021

Contemporary International Relations A

5

PO2140 & PO2141,

POU44032

 

POU44061

Autocracy

5

 

POU44062

POU44081

Interest Groups

5

 

 

YES

POU44101

Topics: Transparency in Modern Democracies

5

 

 

 

POU44111

Topics: Political Parties

5

 

 

 

POU44141

Economic Inequality and Democracy

5

 

 

 

POU44171

Russian Politics after Communism

5

 

 

YES

POU44191

Advanced Topics in Civil Conflict

5

 

 

 

ECONOMICS

Module Code Module Title ECTS Prerequisites IRP

ECU44011

Economic Theory A

10

EC3110 & EC3111 and either EC3180 & EC3181 or EC3190 & EC3191

YES

ECU44013

Economic Theory A

5

EC3110 & EC3111 and either EC3180 & EC3181 or EC3190 & EC3191

 

ECU44021

World Economy A

10

EC2110 & EC2111

YES

ECU44023

World Economy A

5

EC2110 & EC2111

 

ECU44031

Development Economics A

10

EC2110 & EC2111

YES

ECU44033

Development Economics A

5

EC2110 & EC2111

 

ECU44041

Economics of Financial Markets A

10

EC3150 & EC3151, EC3190 & EC3191

YES

ECU44043

Economics of Financial Markets A

5

EC3150 & EC3151, EC3190 & EC3191

 

ECU44051

Quantitative Methods A

10

EC3180 & EC3181, EC3190 & EC3191

YES

ECU44053

Quantitative Methods A

5

EC3180 & EC3181, EC3190 & EC3191

 

ECU44061

International Economics A

10

EC2110 & EC2111

YES

ECU44063

International Economics A

5

EC2110 & EC2111

 

ECU44071

Economic & Legal Aspects of Competition Policy A

10

EC2110 & EC2111

YES

ECU44073

Economic & Legal Aspects of Competition Policy A

5

EC2110 & EC2111

 

ECU44081

Applied Economics A

10

EC2110 & EC2111

YES

ECU44083

Applied Economics A

5

EC2110 & EC2111

 

ECU44091

History of Economic Thought and Policy A

10

EC2110 & EC2111

YES

ECU44093

History of Economic Thought and Policy A

5

EC2110 & EC2111

 

ECU44101

Topics in Political Economy A

10

EC2110 & EC2111

YES

ECU44103

Topics in Political Economy A

5

EC2110 & EC2111

 

SOCIOLOGY

SOU44011

Conflict Studies 1

10

 

 

SOU44013

Conflict Studies 3

5

 

 

SOU44021

Social Networks & Digital Lives 1

10

 

 

SOU44023

Social Networks & Digital Lives 3

5

 

 

SOU44051

Labour Markets, Gender & Institutions 1

10

 

 

SOU44053

Labour Markets, Gender & Institutions 3

5

 

 

SOU44061

Migration, Mobilities & Integration 1

10

 

 

SOU44063

Migration, Mobilities & Integration 3

5

 

 

 

HILARY TERM MODULES

Module Code

Module Title

ECTS

Prerequisites

IRP

PHILOSOPHY

PIU44034

Ethics

5

 

 

PIU44032

Ethics

10

 

 

PIU44054

Neurophilosophy

5

 

 

PIU44052

Neurophilosophy

10

 

 

PIU44084

Political Philosophy

5

 

 

PIU44082

Political Philosophy

10

 

 

PIU44094

Post Kantian Philosophy

5

 

 

PIU44092

Post Kantian Philosophy

10

 

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE

POU44032

Contemporary International Relations B

5

PO2140 & PO2141, POU44021

 

POU44062

Human Rights

5

POU44061

YES

POU44122

Topics: Media and Politics

5

 

 

POU44132

Topics: Military and Politics

5

 

 

POU44152

Right Wing Populism in Contemporary Democracies

5

 

YES

POU44162

Political Theory: Contemporary Topics

5

 

YES

POU44182

The State: Past, Present and Future

5

 

 

ECONOMICS

ECU44012

Economic Theory B

10

EC3110 & EC3111 and either EC3180 & EC3181 or EC3190 & EC3191

YES

ECU44014

Economic Theory B

5

EC3110 & EC3111 and either EC3180 & EC3181 or EC3190 & EC3191

 

ECU44022

World Economy B

10

EC2110 & EC2111

YES

ECU44024

World Economy B

5

EC2110 & EC2111

 

ECU44032

Development Economics B

10

EC2110 & EC2111

YES

ECU44034

Development Economics B

5

EC2110 & EC2111

 

ECU44042

Economics of Financial Markets B

10

EC3150 & EC3151, EC3190 & EC3191

YES

ECU44044

Economics of Financial Markets B

5

EC3150 & EC3151, EC3190 & EC3191

 

ECU44052

Quantitative Methods B

10

EC3180 & EC3181, EC3190 & EC3191

YES

ECU44054

Quantitative Methods B

5

EC3180 & EC3181, EC3190 & EC3191

 

ECU44062

International Economics B

10

EC2110 & EC2111

YES

ECU44064

International Economics B

5

EC2110 & EC2111

 

ECU44072

Economic & Legal Aspects of Competition Policy B

10

EC2110 & EC2111, ECU44071

YES

ECU44074

Economic & Legal Aspects of Competition Policy B

5

EC2110 & EC2111, ECU44071

 

ECU44082

Applied Economics B

10

EC2110 & EC2111

YES

ECU44084

Applied Economics B

5

EC2110 & EC2111

 

ECU44092

History of Economic Thought and Policy B

10

EC2110 & EC2111, ECU44091

YES

ECU44094

History of Economic Thought and Policy B

5

EC2110 & EC2111, ECU44091

 

ECU44102

Topics in Political Economy B

10

EC2110 & EC2111, ECU44101

YES

ECU44104

Topics in Political Economy B

5

EC2110 & EC2111, ECU44101

 

SOCIOLOGY

SOU44012

Conflict Studies 2

10

 

 

SOU44014

Conflict Studies 4

5

 

 

SOU44022

Social Networks & Digital Lives 2

10

 

 

SOU44024

Social Networks & Digital Lives 4

5

 

 

SOU44052

Labour Markets, Gender & Institutions 2

10

 

 

SOU44054

Labour Markets, Gender & Institutions 4

5

 

 

SOU44062

Migration, Mobilities & Integration 2

10

 

 

SOU44064

Migration, Mobilities & Integration 4

5

 

 

 

Programme Requirements

It is important to consider module prerequisites and programme requirements, which are outlined under each of the relevant years here.

 

ECONOMICS

Single Honor

SH students take: ECU44011and ECU44012 (20 ECTS) and TWO of the 10 ECTS modules from the Michaelmas Term list and TWO of the 10 ECTS modules from the Hilary Term list. SH students are not permitted to take 5 ECT modules.

Joint Honor

Students must take modules to the value of 30 ECTS, 15 ECTS per term.

  • SS, 5 ECT modules are only available to joint honor students.  Joint honor students must take ONE, 10 ECT and ONE 5 ECT module per term.
ECU44000 is not available to joint honor students. 

 

 

PHILOSOPHY

Single Honor

Students must take modules to the value of 60 ECTS, as follows:

  • Students are required to attend and submit essays on the topics of six research seminars (40 ECTS), comprised of ONE, 10 ECTS and TWO, 5 ECTS modules in the Michaelmas term and ONE, 10 ECTS and TWO, 5 ECTS modules in the Hilary term.  The seminars will each last for one full term. 
  • Students must take PIU44000 (15 ECTS) and write a dissertation during the year on a philosophically acceptable topic.
Students must take PIU44002 (5 credits) and sit one 3-hour general paper at the end of Hilary Term. 

Joint Honor

Students must take modules to the value of 30 ECTS, 15 ECTS per term, as follows:

  • Students are required to attend and submit essays on the topics of three research seminars (15 ECTS), comprised of TWO,  5 ECTS modules in Michaelmas term and ONE, 5 ECTS module in Hilary term.  The seminars will each last for one full term.
  • Students must take PIU44000  (15 ECTS) and write a dissertation during the year on a philosophically acceptable topic.

OR

  • Students are required to attend and submit essays on the topic of five research seminars (25 ECTS), comprised of THREE, 5 ECTS modules in Michaelmas term and TWO, 5 ECTS modules in Hilary term.  The seminars will each last for one full term.
Students must take PIU44002  (5 ECTS) and sit one 3-hour general paper at the end of Hilary Term.

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Single Honor

Students must take modules to the value of 60 ECTS, 30 ECTS per term

Single Honor students are required to take 30 ECTS in addition to POU44000(20 ECTS) & POU44010(10 ECTS)

Joint Honor

Students must take modules to the value of 30 ECTS, 15 ECTS per term.

  • JH students are permitted to take POU44000 only if they are not taking a dissertation/ capstone in another subject and have taken the pre-requisite modules.
JH students taking POU44000 must take a 5 ECT module in the Michaelmas term and a 5 ECT module in the Hilary Term.

 

SOCIOLOGY

Single Honor

Students must take modules to the value of 60 ECTS , 30 ECTS per term. SH student take: SOU44000 (20 ECTS) and TWO of the 10 ECTS modules from the Michaelmas Term list and TWO of the 10 ECTS modules from the Hilary Term list.

Joint Honor

Students must take modules to the value of 30 ECTS, 15 ECTS per term.
5 ECT modules are only available to JH students.

  • Joint honor students must take one 5 ECT and one 10 ECT module per term, except for those taking the SOU44000 (20 ECTS).
    • JH students are permitted to take the capstone/ dissertation only if they are not taking a dissertation/ capstone in another subject
JH students taking the SOU44000 (20 ECTS) must take a 5 ECT module in the Michaelmas term and a 5 ECT module in the Hilary term.

Independent Research Project

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

For further details by Discipline please visit the Departmental websites at the links below:

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