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Senior Fresh - Sociology and Social Policy

  • Students must take compulsory modules to a value of 40 ECTS and optional modules to a value of 20 ECTS.
  • Modules chosen in SF year will determine the range of modules available to you in JS and SS years.
  • It is important to consider module prerequisites and programme requirements, which are outlined under each of the relevant years.
  • Students wishing to take a Political Science module in Junior Sophister year must choose20 ECTS credits for Political Science (PO) modules in Senior Fresh Year.
  • Students opting to take a Trinity Elective for 5 ECTS must also take SSU22091: Introduction to Family Law. The Trinity Elective options are available here: https://www.tcd.ie/trinity-electives/
  • Students must take an even distribution of ECTS, 30 ECTS in Michaelmas Term and 30 ECTS in Hilary Term

COMPULSORY MODULES

Module Code

Module Title ECTS Co-requisites

Prerequisites

Full Year Modules

SSU22010

Irish Social Policy I

10

SSU22050

Irish Social Policy II

10

Michaelmas Term Modules

SOU22011 Introduction to Social Research 1 5 SOU22012

SOU22061

Social Theory 1

5

SOU22062

Hilary Term Modules

SOU22012

Introduction to Social Research 2

5

SOU22011

SOU22062

Social Theory 2

5

SOU22061

OPTIONAL MODULES

Module Code

Module Title ECTS Co-requisites

Prerequisites

Full Year Modules

FRU2251Y

French 2

10

FR1010

GRU225OY

German 2

10

GR1004

PLU2204Y

Polish 2*

10

PLF100

RUU2204Y

Russian 2*

10

RUF100

Michaelmas Term Modules

ECU22021 Economy of Ireland A 5 ECU22022 EC1010

SOU22021

Gender, Work and Family 1

5

SOU22041 Power, State & Social Movements 1 5

POU22011

History of Political Thought A: The Greeks to the Renaissance

5

POU22012
POU22021 International Relations A: Theories of International Politics 5 POU22022

POU22031

Comparative Politics A

5

POU22032

SSU22091

Introduction to Family Law

5

Hilary Term Modules

ECU22022

Economy of Ireland B

5

EC1010, ECU22011

SOU22032

Gender, Work and Family 2

5

SOU22052 Power, State & Social Movements 2 5
POU22012 History of Political Thought B: Modernity and its Critics 5 POU22011
POU22022 International Relations B: Topics and Treaties 5 POU22021
POU22032 Comparative Politics B 5 POU22031
TE Trinity Elective Module 5

*Subject to availability