2017/18 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
PRHS3000 Independent Research Project in Philosophy, Religion or History of Science
40 creditsClass Size: 60
Module manager: Dr Mikel Burley
Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 View Timetable
Year running 2017/18
This module is mutually exclusive with
|PRHS3001||Integrated Research Project in Philosophy, Religion or Histo|
This module is not approved as a discovery module
Module summaryThe module is designed to provide students with an opportunity to deepen their understanding of a topic (or topics) of their choosing, subject to the approval of the School and to the availability of one or more appropriately qualified supervisors. The form of the assessment will normally be a long essay but may be negotiated with the student.
ObjectivesTo encourage students, individually or collectively, to design and undertake a programme of learning and assessment in Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies, or History of Science.
- Knowledge and understanding of the topics in Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies, or History of Science that are studied in the module;
- Appropriate skills of independent research;
- Appropriate skills of working with a supervisor.
To be negotiated with the student. If solely by written work, then this must total 12,000 words. Assessment may however include examination, joint presentation, etc.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||394.00|
|Total Contact hours||6.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||400.00|
Private studyThis will depend on the nature of assessment decided upon, but will include some of: research, writing, preparing presentations, discussions with other students.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackIf assessment is by dissertation or essay(s), one draft of the dissertation or essay(s) to be submitted well in advance of the deadline.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
12,000 words in total, to include one or more projects, the details of which are to be determined in discussion with the student.
Reading listThere is no reading list for this module
Last updated: 03/05/2016
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