|Module Title||LITERATURE PROJECT IN RURAL STUDIES|
|Semester||Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)|
|Assessment||Essay||Two essays of 5,000 words each, one per semester, or one essay of 10,000 words, as directed by the scheme co-ordinator||100%|
Aims of the module
This module aims to equip students with the skills to undertake a comprehensive review of literature and to enable them to produce coherent, fully informed extended essays.
On completion of this module, students should be able to:
(a) demonstrate the skills necessary to research literature on a particular topic;
(b) identify relevant issues;
(c) critically discuss evidence;
(d) produce coherent, fully referenced essays.
Syllabus / Curriculum design
3 x 2 hour lectures, plus tutorial support.