SML8098 : Dissertation
- Offered for Year: 2019/20
- Module Leader(s): Mrs Phoebe Yu
- Owning School: Modern Languages
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 3 Credit Value:||60|
To undertake a limited, independent research project in a relevant area of translating and interpreting studies.
To report on research in a substantial document showing a coherent grasp of theory, sound investigative skills and clear, in-depth analysis.
As an alternative to a Translating or Interpreting Project on a translating and/or interpreting-based MA, students undertake independent research in translating or interpreting studies under the guidance of a supervisor. They then write up their work in a dissertation of 15,000-18,000 words.
Outline Of Syllabus
As these are individual projects, there is no pre-set syllabus.
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||5||1:00||5:00||Tutorials|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||595:00||595:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
The large amount of fieldwork and private-study time (including writing time), guided by 1:1 supervisor: supervisee contact, is appropriate for an independent research project
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Dissertation||3||A||100||During the summer vacation. 15-18,000 words.|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
A dissertation of 15,000–18,000 words. Set in Semester 3; to be submitted by September of the final year in which the degree is taken (for exact date, see Degree Programme Handbook).
The dissertation provides written evidence of all the learning outcomes.