Interdisciplinarity II

Credits: 10


The final core module is the culmination of key skills learning and also teaches an advanced set of skills. You will work as part of an interdisciplinary research group that will select real-world problem/s and identify how to tackle them. Potential examples, taken from the UN’s sustainability goals, are:  

  • Ensuring quality education for all and promotion of lifelong learning
  • Achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls
  • Ensuring access to water and sanitation for all. As a group, you will explore your chosen issue from a variety of perspectives. 

Each member of the group will provide disciplinary expertise and will teach a seminar to the rest of the research group, including setting the reading and leading the discussion. Other sessions will focus on integrating the different disciplinary approaches, and we will also have sessions led by experts from across the university who will discuss the interdisciplinarity of their research.   

This module completes your training in key Liberal Arts and Sciences skills and prepares you, if you wish, for the interdisciplinary dissertation and fourth-year modules.