20 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: Students must normally have achieved an average of 65 in their level-2 modules in order to register for the 'Research Practice' module.

Aims/Description: 'Research Practice' is normally taken in combination with the 'Dissertation' module, and, together these two units give students the opportunity to spend a whole year researching a topic of particular interest to them, engaging with new data or primary sources, and working on material more advanced than that normally covered in taught modules. 'Research Practice' focuses on the planning of the larger project. Students receive appropriate support and training in workshops and one-to-one sessions with a supervisor. By the end of the module, students have designed an appropriate programme of research and are ready to implement it.

Restrictions on availability: Only available to students in the School of English

Staff Contact: OZON GABRIEL
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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