Thesis PPE


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 Content

The 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 Methods

Independent research.

Method of Assessment

Evaluation will include the final thesis and may include elements of the
following: presentation, draft proposal, research meeting and a research
method assignment.

Target Audience

Third-year PPE students

General Information

Course Code W_JSM_SCR
Credits 12 EC
Period P5+6
Course Level 300
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Course Coordinator dr. P. Robichaud
Teaching Staff

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