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DR4543: SENIOR HONOURS SPECIAL SUBJECT (2017-2018)

Last modified: 24 Apr 2017 11:05


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 a academic research paper. Students interested in pursuing such a course of study need to obtain the permission of a supervisor and of the Head of School.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Michael Mawson

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

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

  • Either Divinity And Religious Studies (DR) (Studied) or Religious Studies (RS) (Studied)
  • Either Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied) or Master of Theology in Biblical Studies (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

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 of study need to obtain the permission of a supervisor and of the Head of School.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

Sorry, we don't have that information available.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

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

  1. one 5,000 word essay (100%)
  2. one 1,500 word essay (30%) and one 3,500 essay (70%)
Resist exams are not generally permitted at level 4.

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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