HR932-7-PS-CO:
Advanced Research Project

The details
2024/25
Philosophical, Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies (School of)
Colchester Campus
Spring & Summer
Postgraduate: Level 7
Current
Monday 13 January 2025
Friday 27 June 2025
40
07 November 2023

 

Requisites for this module
(none)
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(none)
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Key module for

MHISV199 History,
MHISZV98 History (Including Placement Year),
MHISZV99 History (Including Year Abroad)

Module description

The Advanced Research Project is the centrepiece of the final year of your Integrated Masters. It gives you the opportunity to develop and to demonstrate your advanced skills as an academic researcher and scholarly author, as you investigate and interpret a topic of your choosing.

Module aims

To allow students to demonstrate their advanced research skills by completing a sustained piece of independent research.

Module learning outcomes

By the end of the module you will have:
1. Shown an ability to contextualise your research within the relevant historiography.
2. shown ability to select and use relevant primary/secondary data
3. Demonstrated that you can complete a piece of original, advanced historical research of your own design and planning to schedule

Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

Students will receive individual tutorials from their appointed supervisor.

Bibliography*

This module does not appear to have a published bibliography for this year.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Coursework weighting

Exam format definitions

  • Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
  • In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary, for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.

Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%

Reassessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Prof Tracey Loughran, email: t.loughran@essex.ac.uk.
PHAIS PG Queries: phaispg@essex.ac.uk

 

Availability
No
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External examiner

No external examiner information available for this module.
Resources
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.

 


* Please note: due to differing publication schedules, items marked with an asterisk (*) base their information upon the previous academic year.

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