Literature Review

Module code: HS7451

This module will give you an opportunity to critically analyse the existing literature relating to your research topic. You'll work closely with your dissertation supervisor to identify and analyse relevant literature, and use that to produce an extended piece of scholarly writing.

By the end of the module, you will have developed advanced bibliographic skills, an advanced ability to select and critically analyse relevant secondary sources and the ability to communicate your findings in appropriate scholarly language and style.


  • 2 hours of workshops
  • 10 hours of project supervision
  • 288 hours of guided independent study


  • Essay, 5,000 words (100%)