Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SSIM903: Advanced Interdisciplinary Research Design

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.


NQF Level 7
Credits 15 ECTS Value 7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Katie Ledingham (Convenor)


Students will combine this module with relevant research training in quantitative and qualitative methods.

Available via distance learning


Interdisciplinary research is increasing advocated as crucial to understanding many of today’s salient challenges. This module is designed as a crucial training component for students undertaking inter-disciplinary postgraduate research.  In this module you will explore what is meant by interdisciplinary research, the context in which it is useful and the challenges it poses.  You will explore strategies for constructing and operationalising interdisciplinary research designs. In the module you will explore interdisciplinary within and beyond the social sciences.

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