The Bachelor of Science (Applied Social Sciences)

A webpage for current second year students of the programme | 2018 - 2022

Second Year Student Handbooks

The 2019 - 2020 second year student handbook will be continuously updated throughout the year. It can be downloaded using the link below

. Second Year Student Handbook | 2019 - 2020

Soc and Pol for Semester Two

In addition to the lecture modules SP220 and SP212 in semester two, students are also required to complete an SP220 Research Proposal and an SP212 essay on a specific theme. A choice of essay titles will be provided shortly. Please note that the submission dates are Monday 9th March 2020 by 5pm and Monday 23rd March 2020 by 5pm. Students have a choice of which to submit first on the 9th March.

The scheduled workshop for the SP220 Research Proposal will take place on Wednesday 19th February in the Software Engineerng PC Suite at 9am until 11am.

Second Year Soc & Pol Handbook | 2019 - 2020

Semester Two Essay Titles and Guide

Research Proposal Guide

Please note these Important Dates for Work Placement Preparation - Compulsory for ALL STUDENTS

  • Introduction to Placement - Monday, 3 February, 3-4pm in the Careers Seminar Room
  • Interactive CV workshop - Wednesday, 19 February, 2-4pm in the General Access Suite, Room 228 Arts/Science Building
  • CV Check and Placement 1:1’s - 2-6 March various in the Career Development Centre
  • CV upload to Placement Application - Wednesday, 11 March, 2-3pm in the General Access Suite, Room 228 Arts/Science Building
  • Interview Skills - Monday, 16 March, 3-4pm in the Careers Seminar Room.


The NUIG Guide for Citing Harvard Style and Essay Help and Information

Harvard Style Citing & References

Harvard Style Referencing Handout

Essay Submission Form

Essay Appraisal Form