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AT4036: INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ANTHROPOLOGY (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course is open to joint honours students in anthropology. Having chosen a topic for their study, students will be allocated a supervisor and carry out readings, research and writing under the guidance of their supervisor. Students will write a 10,000-word dissertation based on library research.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Arnar Arnason

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

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

  • Anthropology (AT) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (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

Students will decide on a topic of study with their allocated supervisor and carry out readings and research around that topic under the guidance of their supervisor. On the basis of this research students write a substantial essay on which their assessment is based.

Further Information & Notes

Open to Joint Honours students in Anthropology only.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: Continuous assessment (essay of 10,000 words) (100%).

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

Written feedback will be provided for continuous assessment work. This will normally be provided within three weeks of the submission date. Oral feedback on class presentations will also be provided where appropriate.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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