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SG4221   Review Essay

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Core - available every year

Planned timetable: 4.00 pm - 6.00 pm Thu

This elective requires students, working independently, to identify and critically review a body of literature, giving an account of its substantive content, and critically assessing the evidence on which it is based. Students can either identify an intellectual field that lies outside those addressed in available 3000-level options modules, or build on a field covered in the programme, pursuing it at greater depth. In addition to supervisory sessions and module tutorials, students may also attend sessions in a relevant 3000-level option module running in the same semester.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass SG3201 or pass SG3202 or pass SG3203 or pass SG3204

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Introductory lecture and seminar (2 hours) followed by guided independent study (one-to-one supervision)

Scheduled learning hours: 2

Guided independent study hours: 198

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: Review Essay = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr S Leahy
Module teaching staff: Team taught