2017/18 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
Module manager: Professor Steven French
Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 View Timetable
Year running 2017/18
Pre-requisite qualificationsAt least 80 credits in Philosophy
This module is not approved as a discovery module
ObjectivesTo give students the experience of pursuing a philosophical topic in depth through independent research and producing a text comparable in length and style (though not necessarily originality) to an article in a philosophical journal.
The topic is of the student's own choosing, but is subject to the approval of the School and to the availability of an appropriately qualified supervisor.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||197.00|
|Total Contact hours||3.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||200.00|
Private studyResearch and writing: 197 hours.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackOne draft of the dissertation, to be submitted well in advance of the deadline.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Essay or Dissertation||6,000 word Dissertation submitted at the beginning of Term 3||100.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated
Reading listThere is no reading list for this module
Last updated: 24/01/2018
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