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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:
develop a viable research question/topic related to social policy.
Students will develop a research question or topic that can be answered/developed within the relevant timeframe using the resources available.Linked to the following assessments:
write an appropriately detailed research proposal.
Students undertaking SOCIO390 will develop skills in writing a research proposal that includes a plan for completing the proposed research within the available timeframe, taking into account any relevant ethical issues.Linked to the following assessments:
identify and review literature relevant to the research topic.
Students undertaking SOCIO390 will develop skills in surveying and reviewing the available social policy (and other material, as relevant) literature related to their research topic, extending their capacity to critically read relevant literature.Linked to the following assessments:
present their findings in an appropriate format.
The structure of assessment for the SOCIO390 will be developed in discussion with the supervisor. Students will write up their findings in the format/s decided on, working independently and taking on board feedback in the process.Linked to the following assessments:
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.
Error: Assessment components must add up to 100%
At least one Assessment Component needs to be entered
|Component Description||Due Date||Time||Percentage of overall mark||Submission Method||Compulsory|
|1. Assessment/s as agreed between individual student and supervisor||
9 Apr 2021
No set time
Required and Recommended Readings*
Linkages to Other Papers*
Prerequisites: At least 60 points in Sociology papers and the approval of the undergraduate advisor and the proposed supervisor.
Restricted papers: SOCY390