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2021/22 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue

PHIL5170M Philosophy Dissertation

60 creditsClass Size: 100

Module manager: Dr Richard Rowland
Email: R.Rowland@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: 1 Oct to 30 Sep (12mth) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

This module is not approved as an Elective

Objectives

On completion of this module, students should be able to ...

Produce an independent and critical piece of work on a selected topic within the field of philosophy. The student should show a good grasp of the chosen field and relevant important literature, and display the ability to formulate a rigorous and independent extended argument.

Learning outcomes
Detailed and critical understanding of the relevant field, depending on the topic of the dissertation.

Skills outcomes
The module will develop skills in independent research. Some skills will depend upon the student’s choice of topic.



Syllabus

To be developed in consultation with the personal supervisor.

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Supervision61.006.00
Private study hours594.00
Total Contact hours6.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)600.00

Private study

594 hours: independent learning for dissertation.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Supervisions
Occasional informal conversation and email correspondence

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay or Dissertation12,000 - 15,000 word dissertation100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

There is no reading list for this module

Last updated: 27/09/2021

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