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FS4506: DISSERTATION IN FILM & VISUAL CULTURE (2017-2018)

Last modified: 21 Jul 2017 14:44


Course Overview

This course will provide students with guidance on writing a dissertation on a topic approved by the programme co-ordinator for the Head of School.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Alan Marcus

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

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

  • Film And Visual Culture (FS) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • FS4501 Dissertation in Film Studies (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will provide students with guidance on writing a dissertation on a topic approved by the programme co-ordinator for the Head of School.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MA Anthropology-Film & Visual Culture
  • MA Celtic and Anglo-Saxon - Film & Visual
  • MA English-Film & Visual Culture
  • MA Film & Visual Culture
  • MA Film & Visual Culture - Intern Relations
  • MA Film & Visual Culture-French
  • MA Film & Visual Culture-French (Mode B)
  • MA Film & Visual Culture-Gaelic Studies
  • MA Film & Visual Culture-German
  • MA Film & Visual Culture-German (Mode B)
  • MA Film & Visual Culture-Hispanic St (Mode B)
  • MA Film & Visual Culture-Hispanic Studies
  • MA Film & Visual Culture-History
  • MA Film & Visual Culture-History of Art
  • MA Film & Visual Culture-Philosophy
  • MA Film & Visual Culture-Politics
  • MA Film & Visual Culture-Sociology
  • MA Film&Visual Culture-Lit in a World Context
  • Ma Film & Visual Culture-Spanish & Latin American Studies

Contact Teaching Time

22 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: One 8000 word dissertation (100%); or one film project (40%) and one accompanying critical dissertation (5000-6000 words)(60%) Resit: For honours students only: candidates achieving a CAS mark of 6-8 may be awarded compensatory level 1 credit. Candidates achieving a CAS mark of less than 6 will be required to submit a new dissertation.

Formative Assessment

Feedback on draft material - in individual tutorials

Feedback

Feedback on essays will be in the form of written comments on work, utilizing a standard feedback sheet. Additionally students will be invited to make appointments to discuss their work with their tutor. Informal feedback will be provided in oral form.

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