Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module aims to build on the thematic approach in HM4001 and to provide students with a range of approaches to investigation and research in key arts and humanities disciplines. One of its chief aims is to prepare students for the Dissertation at Level 6. Students will consider a variety of methods and critical perspectives and gain the practical skills used to conduct independent research.
This module will introduce students to the practice of research. Supported by tutorials and in consultation with staff, students will develop individual projects out of broader subject areas and plan dissertation proposals. Groups will be specific to different subject courses, and the materials studied will accordingly be aimed at students according to the subject they are studying.
A student passing this module should be able to:
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.