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Course Overview

Students engage in their first larger project of independent research. The dissertation is to be written in German and followed by a 20 minute Viva.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr Gundula-Maria Sharman

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

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

  • Either European Studies (EU) (Studied) or German (GM) (Studied)
  • Either MA German Studies (Studied) or MA German Studies (Mode B) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

The dissertation topic is chosen from an area of study after consultation with the specialist tutor and needs to be approved by the programme coordinator. The area of study is related to one of the courses offered as part of the German Honours Programme, which the student has attended. Guidance will be provided on an individual basis by members of staff.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: Dissertation is to be written in German. Word limit: 8000 word dissertation (100%). Resit: Dissertation (100%)

Formative Assessment

The dissertation will be double marked internally and forwarded to the external examiner, as appropriate.



Course Learning Outcomes


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