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CENTRE FOR LIFELONG LEARNING - SCOTTISH ARCHAEOLOGY

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KL 4054
ARCHAEOLOGY DISSERTATION
CREDIT POINTS 30

Course Co-ordinator: Mr D Paterson

Pre-requisite(s): 120 credits at level 2 of which 60 must come from Archaeology and/or Scottish Archaeology courses KL 3050 / KL 3550 "Archaeological Theory" KL 3553 "Archaeology Dissertation: Introduction"

The Dissertation is built around individual research and consultation with a dissertation supervisor. The Dissertation course book provides a guide to what is expected and how the process will work. The course is based mainly on individual research, the progress of that research and the sharing of the process and results. Following the plan agreed in KL 3553 "Archaeology Dissertation: Introduction" sessions will include guidance and instruction on the preparation of a research project. It will include guidance on keeping a research diary, collection of data and other relevant information, and the organisation and collation of this information. Students will be supported in the construction and writing of the resulting dissertation, the methods of referencing and relaying data.

Individual sessions face to face or by telephone conference with the supervisor and e mail exchanges.

1st Attempt: 8,000-10,000 words inc figures and diagrams.

Resit: Resubmission with corrections as advised by the exam board.