Researching, Creating and Communicating in the Humanities 1 (V9120)

15 credits, Level 4

Autumn teaching

The aim of this module is to develop subject-specific academic practices so that you are equipped to communicate, create and research effectively in your subject discipline. It will also develop your transferable skills for life beyond Sussex.

The academic practices and skills you develop include:

  • recognising and producing a line of argumentation
  • referencing and academic integrity
  • critical reading/listening and note-taking
  • effective literature/source searching
  • presenting.


100%: Seminar


100%: Coursework (Portfolio)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 22 hours of contact time and about 128 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2024/25. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to feedback, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let you know of any material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: