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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.

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

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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