Theory and Methods in Postgraduate Studies

This module aims to consolidate postgraduate research and learning support by enabling you to engage with theories, methods, and skills relevant to your studies. The module is core for all PPR PGT politics students and should complement core subject and discipline-specific provision in religious studies and philosophy. Through this module we aim to equip you with the ability to reflect upon the processes and implications of research project planning, design and execution in Politics, Philosophy and/or Religion.

The module involves a combination of lectures, small group discussions, and presentations. It aims to cover a wide range of topics and seeks to support you in developing and enhancing your research skills. The following is an indicative list of topics that may be covered: