Postgraduate Course: Dissertation (MSc in History of Art, Theory and Display) (HIAR11017)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|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 history of art.
You work one-on-one with a member of the staff cohort whose research specialism, as far as possible, corresponds with the topic you are focusing on for your dissertation. The pattern of meetings is outlined in the course handbook.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
||Other requirements|| Students need to provide satisfactory result for their 120 credits, to progress to the dissertation.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2020/21, 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
If the programme is taken part-time, the dissertation will normally be taken in year 2.
||You will receive informal feedback on a sample of written work submitted to the supervisor at a pre-arranged date once supervision has started
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- produce an extended piece of original research in history of art.
- learn how to structure a sophisticated intellectual argument across 15,000 words
- devise an appropriate methodology
- produce a bespoke bibliography and present it according to academic conventions
- illustrate the dissertation as appropriate
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Individual supervision to be arranged between allocated supervisor and student.
|Keywords||Dissertation,MSc by Taught,Individual Supervision
|Course organiser||Dr Jamie Forde
|Course secretary||Mrs Anna Johns
Tel: (0131 6)51 5740