Postgraduate Module Descriptor

ARAM112A: Independent Reading Course - Sem 1

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

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

The students will be required to present 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(4 x 2 hour) Engagement and discussion of readings, at times agreed directly with the tutor, (3 x 2 hour) meeting with course convenor and group – in weeks 2, 7 and 11 of term; to make a presentation of your essay to this group
Guided Independent Study80Investigation of sources and research
Guided Independent Study30Preparing and presenting the formative assessment and writing the final summative paper
Guided Independent Study26Utilising a major web-based resource

Other Learning Resources

Index islamicus

Encyclopaedia of Islam and other similar electronic resources