HIS42920 Project Development

Academic Year 2023/2024

The purpose of this module is to ready students for the Graduate Research Project due at the end of the spring term. Within a group setting (in HIS41910) as well as one-to-one meetings, you will work towards identifying a viable research topic, primary source base, and core secondary works.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

This module which runs in conjunction with HIS41910 is aimed at supporting the development of the Graduate Diploma research project. At the end of this module, students will have:

i) identified a viable topic for the research project
ii) identified the principal primary source base required for the project
iii) identified the main secondary sources required to realise the project
iii) worked hands-on with some of those primary sources

and will have been given the opportunity to present an outline of the project to a seminar group

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
In-seminar work (in HIS41910)
One-to-one meetings as required with the module coordinator. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade In Module Component Repeat Offered
Presentation: A presentation on the research project Coursework (End of Trimester) n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale No



Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

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