Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This is a theoretical module that provides a student with the opportunity to undertake an approved independent programme of study, which addresses the educational objectives of the student's course and enables the theoretical exploration of a specific aspect of their practice. The unique nature of the study may require students to engage with some of the following learning activities: individual tutorials, directed reading, the use of distance learning materials or a placement. Attendance at lectures, seminars, workshops or conferences which are not otherwise available within the course may also be appropriate.
The specific details of the independent study will be approved on an individual basis, but will be guided by the following principles:
On successful completion of the module the student should be able to provide evidence of a negotiated selection of the following learning outcomes.
These learning outcomes should be achieved within course-related occupational or professional contexts:
A course map contains a list of the individual study units, called modules, that you study to complete your course. Some modules are compulsory, but you can sometimes choose modules outside your core area of study which interest you.
A module is a self-contained, individual unit of study. The module descriptor provides various details about the module including who the module tutor is, what you will be studying, how you will be assessed and what you will have learned once you have completed the module.
Course maps and module descriptors from previous years can be found in the Course Resources Archive.
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