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Students who successfully complete this module should be able to:
• Define and recognise Big Data and their differences with the data generated in more traditional approaches such as surveys and interviews
• Understand the relevance of social theory to data-driven research
• Discuss the affordances and challenges in relation to materialising concepts central to social theory in the framework of data-driven research
• Outline the main modifications needed for a new framework of social theory that responds to a more solution oriented sociology
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: 3000 words essay on a set of pre-defined topics||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||Yes||
|Presentation: Students will need to present short introductions to different concepts in each lecture||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.