Independent Study Project ARCH5020
- Academic Session: 2019-20
- School: School of Humanities
- Credits: 20
- Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
- Typically Offered: Semester 2
- Available to Visiting Students: Yes
- Available to Erasmus Students: No
The course aims to develop and deepen the student's personal research interest in contemporary archaeological practice pertaining to specialist study areas.
2 hours per week, a mixture of tutorials, meetings and/or visits.
Requirements of Entry
Standard entry to Masters at College level.
For students to complete this course successfully, the following minimum requirements must be met
~ a project design and rationale (1000 words worth 30% of the overall marks) and an Assignment (3000 words, worth 70% of the overall marks).
~ satisfactory preparation for tutorials/supervision sessions
~ satisfactory attendance at tutorials/supervision sessions
The course aims to -
- develop and deepen the student's personal research interest in contemporary archaeological practice pertaining to specialist study areas
- promote an engagement with other scholarly, critical, theoretical or applied arguments relevant to that specific study area
- encourage the application of acquired research OR acquired research and practical skills to a supervised independent project
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to -
- Show a knowledge and understanding of their personal study area
- evaluate other scholarly, critical, theoretical or applied arguments relevant to that area
- Illustrate the ability to work independently
- Represent the ability to define, plan and execute a sustained, focused research project
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the courses summative assessment.