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SP4038: DISSERTATION IN SPANISH (2017-2018)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:26


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

None.

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Hispanic Studies (SP) (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)

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.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

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

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Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

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.

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