Depending on which course you are studying, you can expect to be taught via formal lectures, small group seminars, clinical tutorials, laboratory exercises and interpretive assignments. The aim of these sessions are to provide the outline; greater depth of knowledge and understanding is achieved by independent study.
Guidelines for independent study can be found on each of our module descriptors which are on student central.
As a rule of thumb you are expected to do 100 hours of independent study for each 10 credits. In order to obtain your final degree you need a certain number of credits and each module is assigned a specific number of them. Each module descriptor outlines the indicative syllabus and provides details of recommended/guided independent study as well as how many credits they are worth. These can be found on student central by clicking on the module code. Remember: all guided, independent study is examinable as part of the module assessment.
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