20 Credits AUTUMN

Cannot be taken with: HST209

Aims/Description: This extended project is an opportunity to undertake independent study and present results in an alternative format to the traditional essay. You will work as part of a group of students, receiving feedback from each other and from a supervisor. The project will enable you to develop your research and presentation skills, as you: - define a subject area in conjunction with your seminar Tutor - identify relevant primary and/or secondary literature to frame your research question and support your arguments - convey the results of that research in a format agreed by the Tutor which may include film, radio, web or exhibition.

Staff Contact: Rebecca Phipps
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Film, performance, website or exhibition 40%

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