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Programme delivery

The delivery model for the Master of Studies is a blend of online materials/participation and residential.

Each module (1-4) will consist of two months' online delivery, a week residential, assessment and post assessment tutorial.

Online

The online phase consists of eight weeks with four two-week unit blocks of content, student participation and self-assessment exercises. The purpose of the online delivery is to ground you in the themes and literature and to prepare you to engage in informed discussion at the residential.

Residential

The residential week provides an opportunity to consolidate and extend the online learning through lectures, workshops, student projects, guest speakers and networking events.

You work on a group project (unassessed) during each residential week, apart from module 3, where you work on your own project.

Assessment

The assessment will be submitted one month after the completion of the residential.

Tutorial

Each student receives a tutorial (in person or Skype etc.) on release of the assessment marks.

Indicative timeline

First year

  Michaelmas Term (module 1) Lent Term (module 2) Easter Term (module 3)
Online delivery Oct-Nov Feb-Mar Jun-Jul
Residential Dec Mar Jul
Assessment deadline Jan May Aug

Second year

  Michaelmas Term (module 4) Easter Term (dissertation)
Online delivery Oct-Nov  
Residential Dec  
Assignment deadline Jan  
Dissertation deadline   Jul