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Postgraduate Course: Dissertation (MSc in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies) (HIAR11075)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
Course typeDissertation AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits60 ECTS Credits30
SummaryA 15,000 word dissertation on a topic relating to the programme, chosen in conjunction with the supervisor.
Course description In this course, students conduct extensive independent research on a subject of their own choice, under the guidance of a supervisor of the student┐s choice.

Subject to availability, and the appropriateness of the topic, students are free to choose any member of staff at the University of Edinburgh whose research and teaching focusses on the Renaissance or Early Modern period.

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)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Learn to do an extended piece of original research in the area of Renaissance to Early Modern Studies.
  2. Acquire a deep knowledge of the historical materials and the current state of research in your chosen area of study.
  3. Develop a good understanding of the means and processes of independent research in the field of Renaissance / Early Modern Studies.
  4. Gain important experience of using research resources, devising a methodology, and academic writing in the field of Renaissance / Early Modern Studies.
  5. Acquire an excellent training for research at MPhil and PhD level in the humanities.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Generic cognitive skills:

- Critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis; identify, conceptualise and define new and abstract problems and issues; develop original and creative responses to problems and issues; critically review, consolidate and extend knowledge.

Communication, ICT and numeracy:

- Communicate with peers, more senior college and specialists.

Autonomy, Accountability and Working with Others:

- Exercise substantial autonomy and initiative in professional and equivalent activites; take responsibility for own work; work in a peer relationship with specialist practitioners.
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Yuthika Sharma
Tel:
Email: Yuthika.Sharma@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Siobhan Byron
Tel: (0131 6)51 5744
Email: siobhan.byron@ed.ac.uk
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