Postgraduate Module Descriptor

ARAM112A: Independent Reading Course

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

The syllabus will be tailored for the student who is accepted.

The student will be required to present a bibliographical essay half-way through on the research topic, and a final paper on a research question.

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities14(7 x 2 hour) Engagement and discussion of readings, at times agreed directly with the tutor
Guided Independent Study80Investigation of sources and research
Guided Independent Study30Writing the two required papers
Guided Independent Study26Utilising a major web-based resource

Other Learning Resources

Index islamicus

Encyclopaedia of Islam and other similar electronic resources