Postgraduate Course: Approaches to Research: Religious Studies (DIVI11014)
|School||School of Divinity
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course will prepare students for their final dissertation project by equipping them with research methods (preparation of research proposal and resources) and supervision on skills and methods.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Dissertation proposal: 2,000 words (60%);
Dissertation presentation: 15 minutes (40%).
|No Exam Information
| 1. Students will develop effective strategies in planning and managing their dissertation proposal within the field of religious studies.
2. Students will be able to demonstrate considerable knowledge of their chosen topic by critically engaging with theoretical and methodological issues relevant to their dissertation.
3. Students will be prepared to embark on their dissertations through training and guidance by refining their topic, writing a proposal, and making an oral presentation.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Approximately 2 hours per week in Weeks 1-4 and Week 10.
|Keywords||Religious Studies; Method; Resources; Skills.
|Course organiser||Dr Hannah Holtschneider
Tel: (0131 6)50 8933
|Course secretary||Ms Joanne Hendry
Tel: (0131 6)50 7227
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