Extended Essay

Final year module

Lecturers:  All tutors

Students should starting thinking about a possible topic and supervisor during the summer term before taking this module. Essay topic to be determined in consultation with tutor/supervisor. Plan to be submitted by end of October. Search and review of literature through Semester 1. First draft to be submitted by end of January. Final version submitted at the end of the Spring term.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this module students should be able to demonstrate an ability to work on their own; to use their initiative in collecting and presenting material; undertake a thorough review of the available literature; draw appropriate conclusions from assembled data; present an academic essay.


  • One 6,000-word essay. 100%