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Assessment Type 2: Sources Analysis
Students undertake one sources analysis for a 10‑credit subject and two sources analysis for a 20‑credit subject.
Students analyse a maximum of five different sources relating to a current political issue or debate that they can follow over a period of time.
The sources analysis may be undertaken as an individual or collaborative activity.
A sources analysis assessment should be a maximum of 1000 words if written or a maximum of 6 minutes if oral, or the equivalent in multimodal form.
For this assessment type, students provide evidence of their learning in relation to the following assessment design criteria:
- research and analysis
- critical and creative thinking
- understanding and ethical reasoning.