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

Undergraduate Course: MEL Long Essay (ELCC10011)

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) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThe long essay provides the opportunity for students to think and write about a topic related to their Honours studies in depth.
The essay must be written in the language studied (joint MEL language students are free to choose which of their two languages to write in).
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2021/22, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Full Year
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 196 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 100 %, Coursework 0 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) All Final Year MEL Long Essays will be approximately 3000 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. Appraise a variety of source materials to compare and contrast ideas, concepts and issues and select those most appropriate.
  2. Critically engage with and interpret primary material and present ideas clearly in written form.
  3. Demonstrate analytical and organisational skills in a particular area, including the construction of clear and focused argument.
  4. Demonstrate a nuanced understanding of complex theories or ideas.
  5. Demonstrate self-reliance, initiative, and the ability to work independently.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
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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