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PH402D: DISSERTATION (2020-2021)

Last modified: 16 Dec 2020 09:40


Course Overview

The dissertation is on a topic in philosophy. The specific topic will be chosen by the student with the approval of the supervisor. The choice of topics is restricted insofar as it must fall within the teaching competence of the supervisor.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Full Year Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Edward Thornton

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Programme Level 4
  • Philosophy (PH) (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

In this course you will independently research and write a dissertation of 10,000 words on a topic of your choice in Philosophy. You will be assigned a supervisor who will provide some guidance during this process. The choice of topics is restricted insofar as it must fall within the teaching competence of your supervisor.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 9 - 13
  • 1 Workshop during University week29

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Project Report/Dissertation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Discussions with supervisor and, to discretion of supervisor, written comments on submitted work (excluding the dissertation itself).

Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

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