Environmental Studies Research Paper

Course code 72397

Independent research and writing skills are important components of academic study. This course is designed to provide environmental studies students with the opportunity to develop the skills needed to independently engage with theoretical and practical issues in their discipline at an advanced level. The course requires you to research a topic and to communicate your research findings in an academic report. The course aims to advance your skills in research and writing and equip you with specialist, in-depth knowledge of a subject within the environment discipline.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.

Topics covered include

  • identifying a topic of interest for investigation
  • formulating a research question
  • developing a research proposal
  • undertaking a literature search
  • analysis and evaluation of data; and
  • presenting findings in a formal report.


This course is 100% internally assessed


No textbooks are required for this course

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