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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : European Languages and Cultures - Common Courses

Undergraduate Course: MEL dissertation completion (ELCC10006)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
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, subject to prior approval by the section head. Dissertation completion takes place upon the student's return to Edinburgh, building on the knowledge and skills gained during residence abroad and on the dissertation preparation.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2021/22, 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 5, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 191 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 100 %, Coursework 0 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) All MEL dissertations will be approximately 6,000 words in length (excluding bibliography, footnotes and appendices, but including quotations) and written in the target language.
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate analytical and organisational skills in a particular area
  2. Appraise a variety of source materials to compare and contrast ideas, concepts and issues and select those most appropriate.
  3. Engage with and interpret primary research material and present ideas clearly in written form.
  4. Have gained an insight into the world of research and scholarship.
  5. Demonstrate self-reliance, initiative, and the ability to work independently with an amount of supervision.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsDissertation completion
Contacts
Course organiserDr Carlos Soler Montes
Tel: (0131 6)50 8969
Email: csolerm@exseed.ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Gillian Paterson
Tel: (0131 6)50 3646
Email: Gillian.Paterson@ed.ac.uk
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