Postgraduate Module Descriptor
This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.
|Term(s) and duration|
This module ran during term 2 (11 weeks)
Professor Christina Phillips (Convenor)
ARA3196 Independent Research
|Available via distance learning|
This module is an independent research project resulting in a substantive paper that involves original collection or treatment of data and/or results. The module is designed to enable students to produce a paper of publishable quality. The MArabic dissertation, like a doctoral one, involves original research and exemplifies an original contribution to scholarship. Elements of the dissertation can include a comprehensive review and analysis of relevant literature, a research study design, the collection and analysis of data, and discussion of results, a synthesis and application of the literature on a topic, and/or the critical evaluation of empirical studies on the topic. The module involves mainly independent research done by the student and supervision and advice given by the dissertation supervisor.
Pre-requisite: ARA3196 Independent Research