GI7P41 - Human Rights and Social Justice Dissertation (2020/21)
|Module specification||Module approved to run in 2020/21|
|Module title||Human Rights and Social Justice Dissertation|
|Module level||Masters (07)|
|Credit rating for module||60|
|School||School of Social Sciences|
|Total study hours||600|
|Running in 2020/21||
Dissertation of 12,000-15,000 words.
To enable students to conduct independent research into a subject of their choice relating to human rights and/or social justice.
Learning and teaching
To be determined by the individuals student and supervisor.
By the end of the module the student will be able to demonstrate:
1. An ability to identify an appropriate area for research and the materials relevant for its implementation.
2. An ability to identify appropriate research methods for the retrieval of relevant materials, including both primary and secondary sources.
3. An ability to demonstrate appropriate skills in the analysis and deployment of research findings.
4. A degree of originality in argument.
5. Considerable expertise is some particular aspect of the study of human rights and/or social justice.
Dissertations are normally 1st marked the supervisor, 2nd marked, and externalled.
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Weston, Anthony A Rulebook for Arguments, Hackett, 2010 (4th edn.).