|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||1 x 10000 word project||100%|
|Supplementary Assessment||All failed elements of the assessment must be retaken if the students average mark falls below 40%||100%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Undertake independent study
Plan and present an extended investigation: aims; literature review; methods; analysis
Demonstrate skills which are associated with library based study
Demonstrate research skills in a small-scale investigation
This module provides students with an opportunity to investigate a topic of their own choice, in consultation with the Director of Undergraduate Studies. It involves independent study under the guidance of a member of staff. It necessitates wide reading, leading to an extended essay. It requires library based study and typically involves small-scale empirical investigation. Prior approval from the Director of Undergraduate Studies is needed before pre-registering and registering on this module.
During fortnightly seminars, students will be give specific guidance on individual projects.
This module is at CQFW Level 6