Postgraduate Course: Dissertation: MSc in Evolution of Language and Cognition (LASC11033)
|School||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||A dissertation of 8000 words on a topic in the Evolution of Language & Cognition approved by the Programme Director. The dissertation may report on empirical work carried out (e.g. experiments or modelling) or critically survey existing literature in the field.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 10,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Dissertation of 8000 words.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- gain skills in managing a relatively long-term project
- gain in-depth knowledge of a particular chosen subfield of Evolution of Language & Cognition
- gain critical judgement in evaluating existing literature
- gain imagination in discerning relevant, possibly new, research questions
- gain discipline in argumentation
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Regular supervision from May to August.
|Course organiser||Dr Jennifer Culbertson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5510
|Course secretary||Ms Sasha Wood