SOC50040 Sociology PhD/MLitt Roundtable II

Academic Year 2022/2023

This module provides an opportunity for research students to discuss their ongoing research in a collegial setting. The discussions involve consideration of broad sociological questions, as well as the specific research each student is engaged in.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this module, students should have enhanced their academic skills and professional development by improving their competencies in terms of (a) preparing and giving an academic presentation on one's research; and (b) providing feedback on the research of other students.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Seminar (or Webinar)


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Activity/task-based learning; peer and group work; seminar format; critical writing; reflective learning; student presentations; workshop preparation. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Attendance: Attendance, Presentation and Participation Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
• Self-assessment activities

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

The Roundtable functions as an on-going process for discussion, reflection, criticism, assessment of the process and experience of conducting PhD research. Accordingly feedback in its various forms is continuous throughout the module.