SML9002 : Modern Languages Dissertation
- Offered for Year: 2019/20
- Module Leader(s): Professor Jens R Hentschke
- Owning School: Modern Languages
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||20|
|Semester 3 Credit Value:||60|
- To produce a dissertation that extends the research knowledge and skills acquired on SEL8148 through a more substantial and sustained piece of writing.
- To prepare students for doctoral research where appropriate
Outline Of Syllabus
The MLitt is a flexible, individually-tailored research programme. In consultation with the primary supervisor, students write a dissertation of between 16,000 and 24,000 words.
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Dissertation/project related supervision||10||1:00||10:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||790||1:00||790:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
One to one consultation with a specialist supervisor ensures students receive expert support in their chosen area of research. The teaching methods closely resemble those at doctoral level, effectively preparing students for PhD study.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Dissertation||3||A||100||MLitt dissertation: 16,000-24,000 words.|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
A dissertation of between 16,000 and 24,000 words in length including footnotes and appendices but excluding bibliography shall be handed in before 1st September of the final year of study. The final title shall be agreed between student and supervisor at the latest by the beginning of Summer Research Period (for full-time students) and by the beginning of Semester 2 (Year Two) for part-time students. Minor modifications of wording of the title may be agreed up to submission. The title will be notified to the Chair of PG-BoS when agreed, recorded on the PRTP and lodged in the School Office.