SOAS University of London

China & Inner Asia Section, Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures

Extended essay in Tibetan language and culture (b)

Module Code:
Module Not Running 2019/2020
FHEQ Level:
Year of study:
Year 2 or Year 3
Taught in:
Term 2



Objectives and learning outcomes of the module

At the end of a module, 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.


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%).


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