3000 Words
Weighting: 70%
Students are required to select ONE of the seven themes of the
module and prepare a critical evaluation of the usefulness and
application of research in that area on (i) policy formation and (ii)
Your answer should:
(i) draw from relevant course theory to underpin your work
(ii) critically evaluate the relationship between research policy
formation and practice not merely describe it
(iii) include specific and relevant practical examples to help illustrate
your answer
(iv) identify any gaps in knowledge and make recommendations for
future research to address these gaps
Your choice of theme should be the same as that chosen for your
annotated bibliography