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WMST6902: Arguing the Point

This unit introduces students to some practices, methods, writing styles and forms of argumentation relevant to research in Gender and Cultural Studies. Through the study of different examples, students are encouraged to develop their own research practices and writing skills. The unit caters to students in the early stages of thesis conception and development. Students who have already begun writing their thesis will be encouraged to experiment with different ways of arguing and writing their research. Students who are just starting will have the opportunity to develop their ideas.

Code WMST6902
Academic unit Gender and Cultural Studies
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate a better understanding of the mechanisms of different disciplinary-based writing and argumentation, as well as that of interdisciplinary research
  • LO2. demonstrate improved writing and argumentation skills
  • LO3. demonstrate a wider appreciation of writing practices
  • LO4. demonstrate the capacity to give and receive constructive criticism
  • LO5. demonstrate an awareness of some critical debates within Gender and Cultural Studies.