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EL5919: ENGLISH LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE DISSERTATION (2021-2022)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:05


Course Overview

The Dissertation project is a key part of the MLitt programme. Students complete a significant piece of independent research under the supervision of a specialist in English Language or Literature.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Summer School Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Sarah Sharp

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme
  • Master Of Letters In English Language And Literature

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

The Dissertation project is a key part of the MLitt programme. Students complete a significant piece of independent research under the supervision of a specialist in English Language or Literature.


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

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Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Dissertation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 90
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Submission - end August

Written feedback will be provided mid-end September

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualApplySynthesize knowledge and skills gained in English literature and/or language and apply these to an in-depth study
ProceduralCreateManage and complete a major project within a given time-frame.
ProceduralCreateCommunicate research findings effectively in an extended piece of scholarly writing, demonstrated in the final thesis.

Project Plan, Summary or Abstract

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
Assessment Weeks 9 Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

1,000 word project proposal. Written feedback will be provided.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralCreatePlan and propose a significant piece of independent research, demonstrated by the Course Proposal.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resubmission of Dissertation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Written feedback will be provided

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralCreatePlan and propose a significant piece of independent research, demonstrated by the Course Proposal.
ConceptualApplySynthesize knowledge and skills gained in English literature and/or language and apply these to an in-depth study
ProceduralCreateManage and complete a major project within a given time-frame.
ProceduralCreateCommunicate research findings effectively in an extended piece of scholarly writing, demonstrated in the final thesis.

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