Postgraduate Course: Dissertation (MSc Architectural History and Theory) (ARCH11235)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||A 15,000 word dissertation on a topic relating to the programme, chosen in conjunction with the dissertation.
Subject to availability, and the appropriateness of the topic, students are free to choose any member of staff in the subject area of architectural history. Dissertation supervision follows the rules set out in the University's Code of Practice for Taught Postgraduate Programmes.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
||Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 6,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||15,000 word dissertation - 100%
||Students will receive feedback on an initial dissertation topic proposal in written form and/or in through individual tutorials. Students will also receive feedback through tutorial meetings over the course of the dissertation¿s development.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- complete an extended piece of original research in the history and theory of architecture.
- learn to use research resources effectively.
- learn how to devise and articulate a coherent research methodology.
- consolidate skills in academic writing, from the construction of an argument to the proper observance of the convensions of scholarly writing.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Richard Anderson
Tel: (131 6)50 8204
|Course secretary||Miss Emma Binks
Tel: (0131 6)51 5735