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Department of the Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia

Extended essay in Tibetan language and culture (b)

Course Code:
155901370
Unit value:
0.5
Year of study:
Year 2 or Year 3
Taught in:
Term 1

Prerequisites

None

Objectives and learning outcomes of the course

At the end of a course, a student should be able to demonstrate that they are capable of independent study or research separate from an ISP.  Students will become familiar with reading primary literature and understanding theoretical and research methodologies.

Workload

Normally 5 hours of supervision throughout the term in keeping with extended essay supervision contact hours throughout the School.

Scope and syllabus

A 5,000 word essay, requiring an orderly synthesis of material on any approved topic in Tibetan language and culture. The essay is written under the supervision of a teacher who must approve the topic before research is begun and who will supervise its progress.

Method of assessment

One essay of 5,000 words to be submitted on Friday week 1, term 3 (100%).