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This course consists of a mixture of two-hour group seminars and shorter one-to-one supervision with the member of staff best equipped to advise you on your dissertation topic. It will involve detailed discussion of your research ideas and planning with the aim of providing the fullest preparation for researching and writing the dissertation in the summer and research beyond. Fundamental to the success of the course are mutual feedback and support within the student group. Download Course Guide
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This course will provide students will an introduction to, overview of, and engagement with, the key skills necessary to conduct historical research at a graduate level. In particular the course will focus on certain specific issues especially relevant for writing generally and dissertation preparation specifically: core expectations for a level 5 dissertation; formulation of the research question; assessments of the relevant literature and methodological issues; planning of the dissertation research and writing.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
Continuous Assessment (100 %): 1x dissertation review 600 words (15%) 1 x initial topic proposal 600 words (15%) 1 x literature and methodological review 1500 words (40%) 1 x final outline of proposed dissertation 1000 words (30%)
There are no assessments for this course.