SOAS University of London

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

Extended Essay in Turkish Studies b

Module Code:
Module Not Running 2022/2023
FHEQ Level:
Year of study:
Year 2 of 4 or Year 4 of 4
Taught in:
Term 1

A 5,000 word essay, requiring an orderly synthesis of material on any approved topic in Turkish studies. 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.

Objectives and learning outcomes of the module

This essay based module provides an opportunity for independent study or research separate from the ISP. Students will become familiar with reading primary literature and understanding theoretical and research methodologies.


Normally 5 hours of supervision throughout the term in keeping with extended essay supervision amounts throughout the school.

Method of assessment

  • One essay of 5,000 words to be submitted in term 3 (100%)
  • The exact assessment deadline dates are published on the relevant module Moodle/BLE page


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