Undergraduate Course: Philosophy Dissertation Preparation Course (PHIL10151)
|School||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course is designed to enable students to prepare thoroughly for researching, writing and submitting a dissertation in Philosophy. Students will receive guidance on identifying a suitable area for research, constructing a research proposal and preparing an annotated bibliography / literature review.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
||Please contact the School directly for a breakdown of Learning and Teaching Activities
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||This course is non credit bearing. However, there are two formative feedback sessions - in classes 2 and 3 students will have the opportunity to get feedback on their research proposals.
|No Exam Information
| Students will be able to:-
- construct a concise and practical research proposal;
- give a short presentation on their proposed research
- make optimal use of available resources and explore topics through independent study;
- identify and utilise relevant texts as part of their research;
- be in a position to proceed to the primary researching and writing-up of their dissertation in Year 4.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Fedor Benevich