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Research Skills in Philosophy

When you'll study it
Semester 2
CATS points
15
ECTS points
7.5
Level
Level 7
Module lead
Aaron Ridley
Academic year
2021-22

Module overview

This module prepares you for your own research work. The module will examine the process of writing a structured essay on a topic related to the dissertation project, formulating a research proposal, identifying the problems this may pose and the benefits it may bring. It will also give you practice in conducting bibliographical searches and analyses. The module will further familiarise you with the facilities offered by the library and with internet resources. Through the seminars, the module will give you an opportunity to articulate, discuss and evaluate your developing thoughts on possible dissertation themes.

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