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Undergraduate Course: Dissertation (Part 2) (CELT10037)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
Course typeDissertation AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThe course offers the opportunity to research in depth a subject that holds special interest to the student, on topics associated with either the Modern Gaelic Studies or the Medieval Celtic Studies Programme and subject to prior approval by the Subject Head. Subjects may be drawn from any pertinent subject area, always provided that staff time and expertise permit a particular choice. Possible examples are: linguistic subjects; literary criticism relating to a particular period, a specific genre, or the work of a practitioner of literature; history; folklore; media or language policy studies; and bibliographical studies or text editions.
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Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: ( Gaelic 1A (CELT08004) OR Gaelic 1B (CELT08005) AND Gaelic 2A (CELT08006) OR Gaelic 2B (CELT08007)) OR ( Celtic Civilisation 1A (CELT08014) AND Celtic Civilisation 1B (CELT08015) AND Celtic Literature 2A (CELT08012) AND Celtic Literature 2B (CELT08013))
Co-requisites Students MUST also take: Dissertation (Part 1) (CELT10036)
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements Students may substitute CELT08017 Introduction to Gaelic Language and Culture for EITHER CELT08014 Celtic Civilisation 1A or CELT08015 Celtic Civilisation 1B.
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2016/17, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Full Year
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 10, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 186 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) 10,000 word dissertation.
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Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. work on a precisely defined research topic and plan and execute an extended research project;
  2. identify and critically assess relevant academic material in their area of research;
  3. demonstrate analytical and organisational skills in their particular area of research;
  4. demonstrate the ability to develop and apply an appropriate methodological framework for sustained research in their chosen area;
  5. demonstrate competence in transferable skills, e.g. close engagement with texts, critical evaluation of source material, independent reading, coherent and clearly structured writing at academic level, independent and sustained time management over a period of time.
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Course organiserDr Anja Gunderloch
Tel: (0131 6)51 1374
Course secretaryMs Anne Kelly
Tel: (0131 6)50 4167
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