This paper is an extended essay under supervision chosen by the student in conjunction with their supervisor. It is excellent preparation for post-graduate study such as MPols and MInstSt programmes.
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- 54 200-level POLS points
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Admission to this paper normally requires an average of at least B+ over three POLS 200-level papers.
- Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
- Teaching staff
Teaching staff consists of various politics lecturers.
- Paper Structure
The student meets each week with their supervisor to develop the essay.
- Teaching Arrangements
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
This paper will allow students to explore and develop their research expertise in a field of study of their choice.