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Postgraduate Course: Supervised Reading in Nationalism Studies (SCIL11025)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Social and Political Science CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaSociology Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe course aims to provide students with an opportunity to undertake supervised reading in a particular topic area relevant to the overall aims of the MSc Nationalism Studies. The topic will be selected, in agreement with the MSc Programme Director and the chosen supervisor, to complement but not reproduce the material and approaches covered in one or more of the other courses taken by the student, either by filling a gap in the material so covered, or by pursuing a particular subject or approach in significantly greater depth than on other courses.

This is not a standard course. The Programme Director&ęs permission must be obtained in advance.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?No
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2011/12 Semester 1, Available to all students (SV1) WebCT enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Location Activity Description Weeks Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
No Classes have been defined for this Course
First Class First class information not currently available
No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Students completing the course will be expected:
- to possess a detailed understanding of a substantial body of literature on a topic relevant to the overall aims of the MSc Nationalism Studies, and which has not been addressed in the same breadth or depth of detail in other courses taken by that student
- to be able to reflect critically on the empirical and theoretical content of that body of literature, and to relate it to topics or approaches covered in other courses taken by that student
Assessment Information
One long essay of around 4,000 words, the essay question to be formulated in discussion with the Course Organiser / Programme Director.
Special Arrangements
This is not a standard course. The Programme Director&ęs permission must be obtained in advance.
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Reading List:

Not specified as it will depend on the choice of the student&ęs topic.

Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr James Kennedy
Tel: (0131 6)50 4250
Email: j.kennedy@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Cristyn King
Tel: (0131 6)51 3865
Email: cristyn.king@ed.ac.uk
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