SOAS University of London

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

Independent Study Project (Iranian Languages)

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 Iranian languages approved by the supervising 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.

For 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

To give the student an opportunity to undertake an in-depth study of a particular language or particular topic within the general area of Iranian languages. By close reading of original sources and secondary literature the student will develop critical faculties and other research skills in addition to knowledge of the specific topic.

Method of assessment

One essay of 10,000 words to be submitted by Friday week 1, term 3.


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