|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Candidate will conceive, plan and execute a research topic and produce a 12,000 word thesis, excluding bibliography, footnotes and appendices, on an approved topic.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject students should have:
- Demonstrated the ability to conceive, plan and execute a substantial research project;
- Demonstrated a capacity to think originally and independently within the chosen area of research discipline;
- Shown a command of both standard literature and writings at the current scholarly forefront of the chosen field;
- Shown the ability to apply the relevant research methodologies rigorously and appropriately;
- Demonstrated the ability to write in a scholarly manner to a level acceptable for publication; and
- Demonstrated the ability to make a clear and articulate oral presentation on their research topic.
On completion of this subject students will have developed:
- Intellectual curiosity, including understanding of the philosophical and methodological bases of research activity;
- Ability and self-confidence to comprehend complex concepts, and to express them lucidly whether orally or in writing;
- Knowledge, skills and practices, which provide a basis for independent critical inquiry and research-based writing;
- Capacity for self-directed learning and ability to plan work and use time effectively.