Independent Study Project in Ancient Near Eastern Studies
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The Independent Study Project (ISP) is a piece of supervised independent work. It may be on any aspect of Ancient Near Eastern Studies approved by the appointed tutor. Candidates research their projects, with guidance from the tutor and others as appropriate, during the first two terms and submit their results in the form of an academically acceptable essay.
Further informationThe School's Code of Practice for ISPs is reprinted every year in the Undergraduate Handbook.
Objectives and learning outcomes of the module
The objective of the module is to provide the students with training in academic research and writing. At the end of the module the student should be able to talk and write with a high level of knowledge, skill and competence about the topic s/he has chosen to investigate for the purpose of the study project.
Method of assessment
One essay of 10,000 words to be submitted by Friday week 1, term 3.