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Professional disputations (6 points)


Leader: D R Blackman

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: The subject runs with an initial tutorial followed by two preliminary minor defences (responsions) in the first two years of their candidature and a final disputation in their final year. Students submit a written prospectus of their argument and orally defend it against attack by a panel of their peers and academics. Assessment is made by an appointed academic who attends the defence.

Assessment: Two oral presentations

Contact Hours: 13 hours study

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