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SP4038: DISSERTATION IN SPANISH (2017-2018)

Last modified: 11 Jul 2018 10:29


Course Overview

The dissertation is a piece of extended independent research (8,000-10,000 words long), structured as a critical evaluation, analysis or argument, about a topic germane to Hispanic Studies. The topic is chosen by the student, in conjunction with the dissertation coordinator and an individual Departmental supervisor. It is a chance for students to carry out in-depth study in Hispanic Studies outside the course programme and to acquire and develop valuable research skills.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Jesse Barker

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • One of SP35AG Research Methods for Hispanic Studies (Passed) or SP35AH Research Methods in Hispanic Studies (Passed) or SP35ZB Research Methods in Hispanic Studies (Passed)
  • Hispanic Studies (SP) (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • SP4502 Spanish Dissertation (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The dissertation is a piece of extended independent research (8,000-10,000 words long), structured as a critical evaluation, analysis or argument, about a topic germane to Hispanic Studies. The topic is chosen by the student, in conjunction with the dissertation coordinator and an individual Departmental supervisor. It is a chance for students to carry out in-depth study in Hispanic Studies outside the course programme and to acquire and develop valuable research skills.

Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: An extended piece of independent research between 8,000 and 10,000 words.

Formative Assessment

Feedback on draft material - in individual tutorials.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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