Course Objective- The student can identify a suitable research topic within the field of
- The student can situate the research question within the relevant
- The student can establish a suitable methodology and critically
evaluate and interpret key findings.
- The student can write a comprehensive and coherent paper that meets
the requirements of academic writing.
Course ContentThe thesis culminates academic skills and knowledge students have
acquired in their PPE curriculum. Within a specified timeframe, students
are expected to formulate a research question within the field of PPE,
read into the relevant literature and provide an annotated bibliography,
establish a methodology, carry out research independently and
communicate their findings clearly and coherently in a scholarly paper.
Teaching MethodsIndependent research.
Method of AssessmentEvaluation will include the final thesis and may include elements of the
following: presentation, draft proposal, research meeting and a research
Target AudienceThird-year PPE students
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Faculty of Humanities|
|Course Coordinator||dr. R.I. Luttens|
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