SOAS University of London

Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East

Independent Study Project in Ancient Near Eastern Studies

Module Code:
Module Not Running 2020/2021
FHEQ Level:
Taught in:
Full Year

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 information
The 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.


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