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FACULTY OF HUMANITIES & EDUCATION HANDBOOK 2010–2011

Ri equ rements REGULATIONS FOR THE RESEARCH

PAPER HUMN3099 CARIBBEAN STUDIES

The paper shall be not more than 9,000 words, excluding bibliography, except with the permission of the supervisor and the Moderator for Caribbean Studies, and must be of a quality appropriate to the work of an undergraduate in the final year of

In the final year of their degree programme, undergraduates reading for the BA are required to investigate some topic relating to the Caribbean, and to report the results in the form of a paper, except where permission has been given to substitute two approved alternative courses for Caribbean Studies.

the degree programme.

PHIL3099 RESEARCH PAPER IN PHILOSOPHY

Approved Alternatives include:

  • Students majoring in French and/or Spanish, who have maintained a B+ average or above, may submit a translation, duly approved and supervised, in fulfilment of this requirement;

  • LITS3501, LITS3502, LITS3601, LITS3602, LITS3603 and LITS3304 for those majoring in Literatures in English.

Students taking approved alternatives to HUMN3099 (the equivalent of six credits) should note that they are required to complete an additional nine credits in exclusively Level III courses in order to meet the requirements for the award of the degree.

Topic The topic chosen for the Study, which must not be wholly identical to Faculty coursework undertaken by the student, must normally be chosen from the student’s major area of study and must be approved by the Moderator of Caribbean Studies at the campus at which the student will register.

Proposal An outline plan indicating the scope and organisation of the proposed study together with a bibliography or list of source materials should normally be submitted when seeking this approval.

This course introduces final year students to techniques of research in Philosophy. Students will be able to produce a written paper, under supervision, which identifies issues and/or themes in the works of a major philosophical figure.

Nature of Assessment

  • 1.

    Students will produce an extended essay of a maximum of 4,000 words in semester I. This essay will be marked out of 40% and consist of the student’s analysis of a work in Philosophy assigned by the lecturer.

  • 2.

    The final research paper of a maximum of 10,000 words, will be chosen by the student but in consultation with the lecturer. This will be marked out of 60%.

For further information, please consult the Department of History and Philosophy and the departmental handbook.

PSYC3011 RESEARCH PAPER IN PSYCHOLOGY

The project develops the students’ capacity to formulate a research topic and consolidate data collection and data analytic skills. For further information, please contact the School of Education. The report should not exceed the maximum of 10,000 words

Approval It is the responsibility of the student to register the topic of his/her study with the Faculty Office for formal approval by the Moderator not later than the end of the second week in September, but changes of title will be permitted up to the first Friday of the second semester (see HUMN3099 Guidelines booklet for further details).

HUMN3901 CAPSTONE/THESIS PROJECT IN THE CREATIVE ARTS

This yearlong course will involve the production of a strong, well constructed, compelling work of art in film, theatre, writing and/

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