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The Basic Procedures:
The most fundamental thing to remember is that you need to save your work as you go along. Save it on your machine AND to a memory stick or server. If a laptop/computer breaks or is lost at this critical point you do not want to have to start again!
• During the exam tutors have been instructed NOT to answer any questions regarding the exam. All enquiries should be directed to the Course Organiser mihaela.mihai@ed.ac.uk Please note: no help will be given regarding how you might answer the questions. You should look upon this task as you would any examination.
• While you have 24 hrs to submit the exam, writing your answers should take about 2 hours of your time.
• Follow closely the instructions on the Take-Home Exam:

  1. Students are required to answer two questions in total in the exam, one chosen from set A, one chosen from set B. Each question is worth 50% of the final exam mark.
  2. Write a maximum of 1000 words for EACH question you select from Sections A and B – a maximum total of 2000 words for the entire exam.
  3. Sources: in answering the exam questions, you are not expected to engage with the secondary literature – focus on the essential texts (the compulsory texts) and your lecture and tutorial notes.
  4. Referencing: Where you use in-text citations, you produce a bibliography at the end of your answer, so that we can see which sources you are drawing on. The bibliography will not be included in the word count, but the in-text citations will.
  5. Make sure to include the Take-Home Paper coversheet (this is available on Learn under Assessment).
  6. Your answer should be typed in 12-point font with double spacing using Times New Roman or Arial.
  7. Do not put your name on the submitted document. Use only your exam number (the B number, not your student s number).
  8. Submit your exam via ELMA – You can access the dropbox here.

• Under take-home examination conditions a proof-reader cannot be employed to check the work for spelling, grammar and punctuation before it is submitted
• Please note that your exam essays will be put through the University’s plagiarism detection software. It is very important that you have read and understood the advice about good academic practice so that you don’t unintentionally include plagiarised material in your essays, e.g., by not indicating direct quotes properly. So please read the two documents on Learn under the heading ‘Academic Misconduct Guidance’ in the ‘Assessment’ section. In addition, note that you mustn’t copy material from any previously submitted assignments into your exam work as that is self-plagiarism. You must also write the exam without any interaction with any other student, and do not share your notes or exam answers with any other student for any reason before the exam submission deadline.’

Type of service: Academic Paper writing
Type of assignment: Essay
Subject: Political Science
Pages/words: 7/1900
Number of Sources: 8
Academic level: Sophomore(college 2nd year)
Paper Format: Harvard
Line spacing: Double
Language style: US English