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DR502X: SPECIAL SUBJECT (2021-2022)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:05


Course Overview

This course allows a student to do in-depth study in a specific area in Divinity or Religious Studies agreed upon with his or her supervisor and approved by the Head of School. It may be offered in conjunction with the student sitting in on level 4 lectures relating to the subject material. 

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Michael Laffin

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Divinity And Religious Studies (DR) (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • DR5045 Special Subject (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course allows a student to do in-depth study in a specific area in Divnity or Religious Studies agreed upon with his or her supervisor and approved by the Head of School. It may be offered in conjunction with the student sitting in on level 4 lectures relating to the subject material.


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Three options:

a) 6000-7000 words essay (80%) and 1000-2000 words book review or seminar presentation (20%)

b) 2x2500-3000 words essay (25% each) and an Online Open Book Exam with two questions (50%)

c) 2500-3000 words essay (40%) and an Online open Book Exam with three questions (60%)

 

RESIT INFORMATION

6000-7000 word essay (80%)

1000-2000 word book review or seminar presentation (20%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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