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By the end of the module, students will be able to:
• Understand the relationship between labour and the (objectives of) the welfare state.
• Critically assess the ways in which various threats to the traditional welfare state have been addressed.
• Evaluate the policies, reforms and governance strategies that have arisen from the attempts to address threats to traditional
• Apply key concepts to the analysis of the traditional welfare state and welfare (state) futures.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Multiple Choice Questionnaire: A MCQ that will assess your knowledge of the first half of the module.||Week 7||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Essay: Students will write an essay of no more than 2000 words. Students will have a number of questions to choose from.||Week 12||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback
Not yet recorded.
|Assoc Professor Nessa Winston||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Thurs 10:00 - 10:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Tues 10:00 - 10:50|