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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.
  • Students taking a year on Erasmus/Exchange must ensure that they are meeting programme requirements and module prerequisite while on exchange.  It is a requirement for students to take a module equivalent to SOU33011 and SOU33012: Researching Society 1 & 2 whilst on exchange. SOU33011 and SOU33012 are prerequisites for the compulsory Dissertation module in the final year. 
  • Students on a one term Erasmus/ Exchange may not take LA3439 or LA3435.
  • Students may only take a Political Science module in JS year if they took 20 ECTS of Political Science in the Senior Fresh year.

 

COMPULSORY MODULES

Module Code

Module Title ECTS Co-requisites Pre-requisites

Full Year Modules

SSU33102

Youth & Society/Homelessness: Responding to Homelessness: Irish and International Experiences

10

   

Michaelmas Term Modules

SSU33041

Life Courses & Evolving Welfare States

10    

SOU33011

Researching Society 1

5

SOU33012 SO2110 & SO2111, SO2160 & SO2161

Hilary Term Modules

SOU33012

Researching Society 2

5

  SO2110 & SO2111, SO2160 & SO2161, SOU33011

 

OPTIONAL MODULES

Module Code

Module Title ECTS Co-requisites

Prerequisites

Michaelmas Term Modules – select 10 ECTS

ECU33041

Economics of Less Developed Countries A

5 ECU33042  

ECU33061

Economics of Policy Issues A

5

ECU33062  
SOU33081

Globalisation & Development 1

5    

SOU33021

Race, Ethnicity & Identity 1

5

   
SOU33041

Social Stratification & Inequalities 1

5    

SOU33061

Comparative Sociology of Europe 1

5

   

POU33021

Irish Politics A: Constitution, Elections, Parties and Parliament

5

  To take a Political Science module, students must have taken 20 ECTS in SF year.
POU33051 Democracy and Development A 5   To take a Political Science module, students must have taken 20 ECTS in SF year.

LA3439

Public International Law

10

LA1240  

Hilary Term Modules – select 20 ECTS

ECU33042

Economics of Less Developed Countries B

5

  ECU33041

ECU33062

Economics of Policy Issues B

5

  ECU33061
SOU33092

Globalisation & Development 2

5    
SOU33032

Race, Ethnicity & Identity 2

5    
SOU33052

Social Stratification & Inequalities 2

5    
SOU33072

Comparative Sociology of Europe 2

5    
POU33032

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

5   To take a Political Science module, students must have taken 20 ECTS in SF year.
POU33062 Democracy and Development B 5   To take a Political Science module, students must have taken 20 ECTS in SF year.
LA3435 Public Interest Law 10 LA1240  

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