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LN4501: DISSERTATION IN LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS (2017-2018)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2017 12:17


Course Overview

Once you have successfully completed three years of university-level study of Linguistics, this course allows you to develop and carry out an independent piece of research on a topic of your choice. It might be that a particular taught course has inspired you to explore a topic in more depth; your own reading might have prompted you to wonder about a particular question. You will be supervised by a member of the department who will be happy to give advice and support as you complete your dissertation of 7000-8000 words.

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
  • Dr Elspeth Edelstein

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

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

  • Language And Linguistics (LN) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • EL4503 Dissertation in Language and Linguistics (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Once you have successfully completed three years of university-level study of Linguistics, this course allows you to develop and carry out an independent piece of research on a topic of your choice. It might be that a particular taught course has inspired you to explore a topic in more depth; your own reading might have prompted you to wonder about a particular question. You will be supervised by a member of the department who will be happy to give advice and support as you complete your dissertation of 7000-8000 words.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MA Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Studies - Lan & Lin
  • MA Divinity-Language & Linguistics
  • MA English-Language & Linguistics
  • MA French-Language & Linguistics
  • MA French-Language & Linguistics (Mode B)
  • MA Gaelic Studies-Language & Linguistics
  • MA German-Language & Linguistics
  • MA German-Language & Linguistics (Mode B)
  • MA Hispanic Studies-Lang & Ling B (Mode B)
  • MA Hispanic Studies-Language & Linguistics
  • MA International Relations-Lang Linguistics
  • MA Lang & Ling-Literature in a World Context
  • MA Language & Linguistics
  • MA Language & Linguistics-Philosophy
  • MA Language & Linguistics-Sociology
  • Master Of Arts Language & Linguistics-Theology & Religious S

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: Dissertation of between 7,000 and 8,000 words in length (100%).

Formative Assessment

Students will be given ongoing assessment throughout the life of the dissertation by their supervisor.

Feedback

Marking the dissertations takes place after the end of the teaching term. Students will, however, be given regular feedback on their work as it develops.

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