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Assessment and Contact Hours


The assessment for this second-year module is as follows:

  • Coursework and essays:
    • Oral participation & engagement: 10%
      • Alternative if grounds for reasonable adjustment: 1,500-word reflection on seminars
    • 1 x 750-word Disaster Brief: 5%
    • 1 x 750-word Book Review: 5%
    • 1 x 3000-word essay: 40%
  • Exam:
    • 7 day take-home examination paper (40%)
      • Alternative if grounds for reasonable adjustment: 3,000-word essay

For deadlines and other critical information and advice about assessment, please see the Undergraduate HandbookLink opens in a new window

Contact Hours

Contact hours for this second-year module are as follows:

  • Module duration: Twenty-three weeks
  • Lectures: Twenty one-hour lectures
  • Seminars: Twenty one-hour seminars
  • Revision Session: A one-hour revision session
  • Tutorials: Four hours of essay feedback and long essay preparation
  • Total: Forty-five hours