Compulsory modules

CodeModule Credits
SOCM020 Research Methods in the Social Sciences 30
SOCM027 Social Theory 30
SOCM904 Dissertation 60

Optional modules


Plus 60 credits of modules selected from a list of options offered in the Department of Philosophy, Sociology and Anthropology.  You may take Elective Modules up to (30) credits outside of the programme as long as you have the agreement of the Programme Director, any necessary prerequisites have been satisfied, where the timetable allows and if you have not already taken the module in question or an equivalent module.



Details of the modules currently offered may be obtained from the College web site:


CodeModule Credits
Sociology PGT modules 2017-8
SOCM002A Philosophy of the Social Sciences 1 15
SOCM013 Independent Study in Sociology and Philosophy 30
SOCM016 Cultures of the Life Sciences 30
SOCM019 Research Methods in the Social Sciences 15
SOCM020 Research Methods in the Social Sciences 30
SOCM945 Philosophy of Science 30
SOCM950 Science Technology and Society 30
SOCM002B Philosophy of the Social Sciences 30
SOCM023 Social Theory 15
SOCM024 Cultural Sociology 30
SOCM025 Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis 15
SOCM026 Using Longitudinal Data in Family Policy Studies 15
SOCM027 Social Theory 30
SOCM030 Gender at Work 30
SOCM028 Policy Analytics: Data Driven Policy Analysis and Evidence Based Decision-making 30
SOCM029 Data Visualisation 15
Philosophy PGT modules 2017-8
PHLM008 Mind, Body and World 30
PHLM010 Introduction to Philosophical Methods 30
PHLM006 Contemporary Ethics 30
Anthropology PGT modules 2017-8
ANTM100 The Animal Mirror: Representations of Animality 15
ANTM101 Animals, Health and Healing 15
ANTM102 Anthrozoology: Theory and Method 30
ANTM103 Applied Anthrozoology 30
ANTM105 Humans and Wildlife: Conflict and Conservation 15
ANTM107 Anthrozoology Residential 15
ANTM108 Bioacoustics 15
ANTM021 Food, Body and Society 15
ANTM022 Food, Body and Society 30
ANTM104 Family Hominidae and Other Primates 15
ANTM106 Representation of Animals Through Religion 15