Undergraduate Module Descriptor
SOC1047: Imagining Social Worlds: Qualitative Research
This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.
Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:
- What does research interviewing look like?
- Asking and answering research questions with interviews
- Sampling and research ethics
- The interview in process – active listening, power relations and reflexivity
- Qualitative data analysis.
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity||22||11 x two-hour lecture/seminar sessions|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity||5||5x 1 hour tutorials|
|Guided independent study||37||Preparation for group projects/seminars|
|Guided independent study||51||Researching and writing critical analysis|
|Guided independent study||35||Researching and writing thematic analysis report|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).
UK Data Archive: http://data-archive.ac.uk/
National Centre for Research Methods: https://www.ncrm.ac.uk/
The Research Companion: https://theresearchcompanion.com/resources/
Sage MethodSpace: https://www.methodspace.com/