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Last modified: 25 May 2018 11:16

Course Overview

Students engage in their first larger project of independent research. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 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)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • GM4558 Dissertation in German (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

The dissertation topic MUST be chosen from an area of study related to an Honours course offered by German which the student has attended. Initial guidance will be provided on an individual basis by members of staff.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MA Accountancy-German
  • MA Anthropology-German
  • MA Anthropology-German (Mode B)
  • MA Business Management - German
  • MA Business Management - German (Mode B)
  • MA Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Studies - German (B
  • MA Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Studies - German A
  • MA Divinity-German
  • MA Divinity-German (Mode B)
  • MA Economics-German
  • MA Economics-German (Mode B)
  • MA English-German
  • MA English-German(Mode B)
  • MA Film & Visual Culture-German
  • MA Film & Visual Culture-German (Mode B)
  • MA Finance-German
  • MA French-German
  • MA Gaelic Studies-German (Mode A)
  • MA Geography-German
  • MA German with Music Studies
  • MA German with Music Studies (Mode B)
  • MA German-Hispanic Studies
  • MA German-History
  • MA German-History (Mode B)
  • MA German-History of Art
  • MA German-History of Art(Mode B)
  • MA German-International Relations
  • MA German-International Relations(Mode B)
  • MA German-Language & Linguistics
  • MA German-Language & Linguistics (Mode B)
  • MA German-Legal Studies
  • MA German-Legal Studies (Mode B)
  • MA German-Literature in a World Context (A)
  • MA German-Literature in a World Context (B)
  • MA German-Management Studies
  • MA German-Mathematics
  • MA German-Philosophy
  • MA German-Philosophy(Mode B)
  • MA German-Politics
  • MA German-Politics(Mode B)
  • MA German-Religious Studies
  • MA German-Religious Studies(Mode B)
  • MA German-Sociology
  • Master Of Arts In German (Mode A)-Theology & Religious Stud
  • Master Of Arts In German-Spanish & Latin American Studies

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown


1st Attempt: 8,000 word dissertation (100%).
Resit: Dissertation rewrite (100%).

Formative Assessment

Feedback in discussion with supervisor.



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