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PH9F2 - Research Methods

  • Module code: PH9F2
  • Module name: Research Methods
  • Department: Philosophy
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module aims to improve students’ ability to study and reflect on philosophical methods, and develop research skills in preparation for further scholarly research, by engaging with a broad range of philosophical issues that are central to different philosophical traditions.

Timetabled teaching activities

Runs fortnightly during Term 1 and Term 2.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: PH9F2-20)
A (Assessed work only) Oral Presentation 20%
  1st Critical Essay (2500 essay) 40%
  2nd Critical Essay (2500 essay) 40%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Continental Philosophy (V7P2) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Philosophy (V7PM) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Philosophy and Literature (V7P7) - Year 2