Extended Essay - TZRD8650

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2022 to 2023
Canterbury
Spring Term 7 15 (7.5) checkmark-circle

Overview

All students will write one essay on a topic which requires them to draw on material from the service issues, social psychology and behavioural analysis and intervention modules. This will be done over the course of the year for full time students and in the second year for part time students and will be submitted during the third term of the final year.

Details

Contact hours

Total Contact Hours: 5 (variable depending on requirements of individual students)
Private Study Hours: 145
Total Study Hours: 150

Availability

MSc Analysis and Intervention in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities;
MA Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
PG Certificate Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
PG Diploma Analysis and Intervention in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
PG Diploma Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Method of assessment

Main assessment methods

Coursework - extended Essay (6000 words) – 100%

Reassessment methods

Like-for-like

Indicative reading

Reading will be recommended through the guided study materials and seminars and many core references will be provided electronically. However, this module will require students to search for and discover further reading on their chosen topic.

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

The intended subject specific learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:

8.1 Conduct a literature review on a topic chosen from a list provided;
8.2 Produce an outline of this review that indicates the main structure and content to be included;
8.3 Produce an integrated and well-structured written account of relevant policy, academic literature and other sources, in a way that answers
the question posed.

The intended generic learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:

9.1 Integrate material across different topic areas;
9.2 Prepare a comprehensive, well-written account of the material and a balanced argument in a way that answers the question that was
posed.

Notes

  1. Credit level 7. Undergraduate or postgraduate masters level module.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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