Undergraduate Course: Dissertation Completion following Study Abroad (LASC10063)
|School||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course is intended for students who spend a year abroad and who opt to write a dissertation for Linguistics and English Language.
Completion of a dissertation, based on supervision during the fourth year of study. There will also be a short 'dissertation preparation course', taught at the start of students' fourth year of studies.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2020/21, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 8,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Written dissertation (100%). Word count: 8,000-10,000 words.
|No Exam Information
| Students will be able to:
- demonstrate advanced mastery of general and subject-specific skills, knowledge and understanding of language sciences at an appropriate level;
- demonstrate the ability to plan, design and/or execute an original piece of research, to succinctly report results within an appropriate theoretical framework, and to relate results to the existing literature and the field as a whole.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
Sem 1 weeks 1 - 7 for lectures, other small group meetings to be scheduled for Sem 1 weeks 8 - 14.
Individual supervision typically amounting to about 6 hrs but subject to the supervisor's judgement.
Attendance and presentation at a Conference held after submission
|Course organiser||Dr Patrick Honeybone
Tel: (0131 6)51 1838
|Course secretary||Miss Chloe Anderson
Tel: (0131 6)50 9870