Postgraduate Research Skills - PHI00008M

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  • Department: Philosophy
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Owen Hulatt
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2017-18

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2017-18 to Spring Term 2017-18

Module aims

  • To develop the student's understanding of what is required in academic research, and the capacity to carry it out.
  • To train students in specific academic skills.
  • To support students in successfully completing an MA or Postgraduate Diploma in philosophy.

Module learning outcomes

Students will:

  • Be better able to understand the demands of advanced research in Philosophy, and to engage with work at this level.
  • Have developed their understanding of good practice in philosophical research.
  • Have improved their academic skills and research abilities.

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Academic Skills
N/A 20
Essay/coursework
Reflective Journal
N/A 80

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Academic Skills
N/A 20
Essay/coursework
Reflective Journal
N/A 80

Module feedback

Written feedback within 6 weeks of Journal entries being submitted.

Indicative reading

None



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