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DR504B: DISSERTATION COLLOQUIUM (2016-2017)

Last modified: 15 Feb 2017 16:02


Course Overview

This course provides students with guidance and practical support for writing their dissertation. For the first four sessions we will meet as a group to take an overview of the process of finding a suitable dissertation topic and embarking on research in Islamic Studies. Then students will develop their own dissertation topics in consultation with their supervisors.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Both Sessions Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Zohar Hadromi-Allouche

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course provides students with guidance and practical support for writing their dissertation. For the first four sessions we will meet as a group to take an overview of the process of finding a suitable dissertation topic and embarking on research in Islamic Studies. From teaching week 5 of the half session, students will develop their own dissertation topics in consultation with their supervisors.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

Sorry, we don't have that information available.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

Annotated bibliography (1500–2000 words) (20%); A reflection paper (2,500 words) (40%); draft research proposal (2,500 words) (40%).

Resit: Annotated bibliography 2000 words (20%); A reflection paper 2,500 words (40%); A draft research proposal (40%)

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

Feedback will be given formally and informally, in response to students' submitted work as well as in class sessions and one to one communications with co-ordinator/ supervisor. 

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