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DR301P: JUNIOR HONOURS SPECIAL SUBJECT (2017-2018)

Last modified: 25 Jul 2017 16:28


Course Overview

STUDENTS SHOULD NOT ENROL ON THIS COURSE WITHOUT THE PERMISSION OF THE UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

 

This course allows a student to do in-depth study in a specific area in Divinity or Religious Studies. The specific content of the course may vary, but the focus will include work on enhancing research skills and the completion of an academic research paper. 

Flexible Delivery; further information can be obtained through the Course Guide.  This is coordinated by Dr Sam Newington

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Michael Mawson

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

  • Either Divinity And Religious Studies (DR) or Religious Studies (RS)
  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • DR3092 Special Subject (Studied)
  • DR3592 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 Divinity or Religious Studies. The specific content of the course may vary, but the focus will include work on enhancing research skills and the completion of a academic research paper. Students interested in pursuing such a course can contact the course coordinator for further information.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • Bachelor Of Theology (With Honours) Distance Learning

Contact Teaching Time

22 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

Individual supervisors may select from one of the following two options for assessment:

  • One 2,000 word essay (50%) and 1 two-hour written exam* (50%)
  • one 3,000-3,500 word essay (100%)
  • one 1,000 word essay (30%) and one 2,500 essay (70%)

*Admission to the exam depends on other assessment completed at CAS 6 or above.

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%). Admission to the exam depends on other assessment completed at CAS 6 or above.

Formative Assessment

Formative assessment occurs throughout the course in the form of oral feedback by the supervisor during meetings, particularly with regard to student preparation for the completion of the major essay.

Feedback

The students will obtain prompt and detailed written feedback on the essay(s) they submit for assessment.

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