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SP35AH: RESEARCH METHODS IN HISPANIC STUDIES (2014-2015)

Last modified: 02 Aug 2014 18:32


Course Overview

By the end of the course students will have chosen a research topic, developed a research question and written a literature review to accompany a dissertation bibliography.  Learning methods are divided between workshops, which aim to help students develop core research and communication skills; individual supervision sessions; guided independent research

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Julia Biggane

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 3

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

  • Hispanic Studies (SP) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • SP35AG Research Methods for Hispanic Studies (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

By the end of the course students will have chosen a research topic, developed a research question and written a literature review to accompany a dissertation bibliography.

Further Information & Notes

Compulsory course for Single Honours students in Hispanic Studies.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • Hispanic Studies Major
  • MA Anthropology-Hispanic Studies (Mode B)
  • MA Hispanic Studies (Spain)
  • MA Hispanic Studies (Spain) (Mode B)

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: Continuous assessment: submission of outline of research project: topic, research question, literature review and bibliographical exercise (100%).

Resit: Submission of outline of research project: topic, research question, literature review and bibliographical exercise (100%).

Formative Assessment

The written assessment tasks are given extensive formative feedback, both on an individual and collective basis.

Feedback

All assignments receive CAS marks and narrative feedback, which the Course Guide links to specific marking criteria. Further opportunities for feedback for provided in office hours.

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