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Senior Sophister - Sociology and Social Policy

  • Students must take compulsory modules to a value of 20 ECTS and optional modules to a value of 40 ECTS.
  • It is important to consider module co-requisites, which are outlined under each of the relevant years.
  • Students must take an even distribution of ECTS, 30 ECTS in Michaelmas Term and 30 ECTS in Hilary Term.
  • Students are required to complete an independent research project, or dissertation, in either their Junior Sophister or Senior Sophister years, Sociology and Social Policy students meet this requirement by taking the compulsory SOU44000 module.

Compulsory Modules - Full Year

Module Code Module Title ECTS Pre-requisites


Sociology/Social Policy Dissertation

20 SO2110 & SO2111, SO2160 & SO2161, SO3140 & SO3141

Optional Modules - - select 40 ECTS in total (20 ECTS in MT and 20 ECTS in HT)

Michaelmas Term - select 20 ECTS in MT


Conflict Studies 1

SOU44021 Social Network and Digital Lives 1 10
SOU44061 Migration, Mobilities & Integration 1 10


Poverty, Inequality & Redistribution 10
SOU44071 Advanced Methods of Sociological Data Science 10
SOU44051 Labour Markets, Gender & Institutions 1 10


Disability & Human Rights


Hilary Term – select 20 ECTS in HT


Conflict Studies 2



Ageing and Intergenerational Relations

SOU44062 Migration, Mobilities and Integration 2 10
SOU44052 Labour Markets, Gender & Institutions 2 10