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EL4510: DISSERTATION IN SCOTTISH LITERATURE (2020-2021)

Last modified: 09 Jul 2020 09:20


Course Overview

Students will have the opportunity to write a dissertation on a topic of their choosing within Scottish literature.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Timothy Baker

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Programme Level 4
  • MA English and Scottish Literature

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will provide students with guidance on writing a dissertation on a topic of their own choice in Scottish literature and approved by the programme co-ordinator.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Project Report/Dissertation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Oral or written feedback will be given upon request as most students will have completed their degree by the time the dissertation is marked.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Project Report/Dissertation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualUnderstandTheories and key issues relating to the study of literature.
FactualUnderstandLiterature's relationship to historical, theoretical and/or linguistic contexts.
FactualUnderstandSignificant works and movements of Scottish literature as well as key critical frameworks and an appropriate and precise critical language for their analysis and discussion.
ProceduralApplyEngage in critical thinking, through the evaluation/ challenging of abstract ideas, using appropriate research methodologies and synthesising ideas drawn from a variety of source to enable reflection.
ProceduralApplyRead texts closely, identifying patterns (repetitions, developments, sites of difference and disunity).
ProceduralAnalyseEngage with the process of learning in a constructive and self-motivated fashion, by following their own research interests.

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