Last modified: 16 Aug 2017 16:34
You research a topic and write an extended essay, developing specialist knowledge and refining your synthesis and evaluation skills.
You choose your topic from a list that includes fundamental and cutting-edge issues, providing you with flexibility and an opportunity to pursue your interests.
An introductory workshop reminds you of good practice in writing an extended essay and a meeting with your essay supervisor provides you with feedback on your essay plan. You also have the opportunity to submit a draft essay for comments from your essay supervisor.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
An independent review essay chosen from a list made available by staff and which will change from year to year. A member of staff will provide guidance.
No additional costs
This course cannot be taken in a graduating curriculum with BI 4517.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
1st Attempt: Written essay 5000 words (100%).
Resit: Similar to first attempt but the review essay must be written on a topic distinct from the original topic that was failed.
Students will get informal feedback from essay supervisor during meetings and through feedback on essay outline.
Students will receive written feedback on their essays.