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The University of Sussex 4.0 / 124 reviews
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M3012
Anonymous

Due to the nature of a qualifying law degree, there is generally not a lot of room for picking your own modules. However, I picked Employment Law as my optional module for second year as I hoped it would be useful, and I was definitely right! The module has made me thoroughly consider my position as a part-time worker, as well as thinking about how employers must act in all kinds of situations. As the module was fairly small, there was a lot of support from lecturers which was incredibly helpful. The best thing about the module was that there was only one tutor for all classes; this meant that she knew everyone on the course and could change her teaching to address any problems that had been raised. The worst thing about the module was the exam; it was 100% of the module and completely closed-note. However, the content was quite simple and I am not aware of anyone's exam being a complete disaster!

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M3008
Anonymous

The module is assessed through coursework (50%) and through a written exam at the end of the year (50%).It's highly enjoyable and informative, although some of the subject matter could be considered potentially upsetting (the course covers topics such as domestic violence).The staff are friendly and willing to help, and clearly know a great deal about what they teach.

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F1089
Anonymous

This module was exactly what I expected and had a huge range of interesting content. It focused a lot of the research done by people at the university which made it even more interesting and was taught really well, ensuring a good understanding. The exam was difficult in places, however it felt fair and all content had been taught in class.

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N1510
Anonymous

The module was very poorly coordinated as only one lecturer had to take control of the whole cohorts learning which was too much to be expected. This led to a lot of confusion by students as the content of the course was often very badly communicated. There was a lack of support available (due to the lack of lecturers on the module) and so it was often seen that students felt quite misguided in the exam.

The exam set additionally was not in the same format as the practice papers set and the content was different from what we had been told it would contain. This has led to a lot of confusion by students and I can imagine has brought down grade significantly. It has been felt that we were treated quite unfairly as a result. For example, 20% we were told would contain theory, however, there was no theoretical questions at all on the paper. This therefore leads me to say that there should be a lot of improvement on this module for the next year as this has caused a lot of stress for a number of students.

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The course was wonderful and well structured. As the class sizes are really small, you get to know everyone really well and there is always someone to talk to if you are struggling. This is also true of the lecturers, who make a big effort to give you all the support you need, including having an open door policy so you can stop by for help whenever needed. Although not every class was something I enjoyed, this could not be helped as all modules are compulsory until 3rd year. This really helped with giving a broad knowledge and hence allowing me to choose the right project for me in the masters year. The university itself is gorgeous and the beautiful setting always gives a good atmosphere to everyone studying here.

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I love studying at Sussex Uni, the campus is beautiful and there's always something to do.The course itself is amazing as the masters is integrated into the course and so after four years of studying you really feel that you know everyone. The lecturers are always helpful and have an open door policy so it's easy to get help when you need it and the small class sizes mean that you always feel like the tutors know you personally. Although some modules were not to my taste and there isn't any opportunity for having choice until 3rd year, this gave a really broad knowledge which was helpful when it came to choosing a final year project.

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The content is current and backed up by a wide variety of theory, quite often written by our professors themselves.The course not only delvers a broad spectrum of the theoretical nuances of social and cultural anthropology but also includes a practical and exploratory aspect. In year two of the course we are given a group fieldwork task which we orient ourselves - although of course we are given guidance and skills workshops to navigate this task. The department encourages extra fieldwork as offers plenty of opportunities for study abroad, oversees research grants and advice from leaders in the field. We are well equipped for our futures in Anthropology by a broad range of topics covered by the course and are given free range to research what we are most interested in for our third year thesis.

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L2072A
Anonymous

This has by far been my favourite module. The content and teaching itself made learning both engaging and thought provoking. The structure of the seminars allowed me to engage and participate in ways I have not before.

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F3211
Anonymous

The first two thirds of the module was fantastic. Our lecturer was superb and went above and beyond to provide us with excellent resources and information surrounding the subject. The module was difficult in content, but made very accessible through the teaching. Unfortunately, the final third of the module was taken by a different lecturer. While the content was not bad perse, there was a significant drop in quality of teaching and resources available. In addition, the latter content felt detached and to a large extent unrelated to what we had previously been studying.

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F3239
Anonymous

This was probably the best taught module in the whole course, the lecturer goes through all the content very well on a computer in the lecture. Which is then easily followed when it it watched back.

It is one of the most enjoyable modules, since you are learning important physics concepts which are very fascinating.

The lecture notes are brilliant too, I think I could learn this course just from the lecture notes. I never even used the course textbook since I did not need to.

The organisation of it was done very well, with many tutors in the workshop which were ready to answer your question along with the lecture.

I very much enjoyed this course and I just wish other modules could be like this, I would happily take this course again if I got the chance.

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