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POL8022 : Politics PGT Personal Tutoring Module - MA World Politics and Popular Culture (4109)

Semesters
ECTS Credits: 0.0

Aims

The aims of the module are to help students adjust to postgraduate studies. Tutors will emphasise use the sessions to cover topics such as:
1. give advice and answer questions regarding how to read and prepare for seminar at a postgraduate level
2. how postgraduate writing differs from undergraduate writing
3. how to work effectively with dissertation supervisors
4. planning a career, including how to make best use of the Careers Service
5. thinking about a PhD or further study

Outline Of Syllabus

Over the course of the year, students will consider:
1. give advice and answer questions regarding how to read and prepare for seminar at a postgraduate level
2. how postgraduate writing differs from undergraduate writing
3. how to work effectively with dissertation supervisors
4. planning a career, including how to make best use of the Careers Service
5. thinking about a PhD or further study

Teaching Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture61:006:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study1941:00194:00N/A
Total200:00
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

PIP sessions aim to enhance students learning experience on campus.

Assessment Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written exercise1M100there is no assessment for this module.
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

N/A

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