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Course Overview

Each student will choose a specific topic of interest to them. (These choices will be confirmed by / negotiated with the department). With supervision and direction from elected supervisors, the student will produce an extended essay of 5,000 words.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr Stephan Torre

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

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4
  • Either Philosophy (PH) or MA Natural Philosophy
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Each student will choose a specific topic of interest to them. These choices will be negotiated with one member of staff who will act as a supervisor. With the direction of the supervisor, the student will write an essay of 5,000 words.

Further Information & Notes

Students are not permitted to register for this course after the end of week 2 of teaching.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: One 5,000 word essay (100%).

Resit: One 5,000 word essay (100%).

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.



Course Learning Outcomes


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