Independent Study in Tibetan Language and Literature
- Course Code:
- Unit value:
- Year of study:
- Year 3, Year 3 of 4 or Year 4 of 4
- Taught in:
- Full Year
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course
The objective of the course is to provide the students with advanced training in academic research and writing. This final year unit is the culmination of the research and writing training provided throughout the BA in Tibetan Studies.
At the end of a course, a student should be able to demonstrate clear evidence of undertaking a detailed supervised study of a topic in Tibetan Studies. Candidates research their projects with guidance from an appropriate supervisor. This course will be examined by a project of 10,000 words.
The topic must be approved by the undergraduate tutor/course convenor before the student is allowed to embark on this course.
WorkloadThis course is essay based and students will have 10 hours supervision per year with a tutor on their topic of research.
Scope and syllabusThe topic of this ISP is left to the student to propose. Once it has been approved by the convenor it is then up to the student to develop it from written and oral sources within the appropriate field of research.
Method of assessment10,000 word project due Friday week 1, term 3 (100%).
The reading list will be determined by the topic of research.