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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences : Language Sciences

Undergraduate Course: Dissertation in Language Sciences (LASC10024)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences 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 Credits40 ECTS Credits20
SummaryIndependent research on a topic approved by the chair of the relevant curriculum.
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 2022/23, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Full Year
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 400 ( Lecture Hours 7, Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 6, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 379 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Written dissertation (100%). Word count: 7,000-10,000 words.
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate advanced mastery of general and subject-specific skills, knowledge and understanding of language sciences; demonstrate the ability to plan, design and/or execute an original piece of research; to succinctly report results within an appropriate theoretical framework; to relate results to the existing literature and the field as a whole.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Additional Class Delivery Information Whole class contact sessions: periodically, as appropriate, during semester 1 and 2.
Individual supervision typically amounting to about 6 hrs but subject to the supervisor's judgement, as appropriate, during semester 1 and 2.
First Language Acquisition (
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Patrick Honeybone
Tel: (0131 6)51 1838
Email: patrick.honeybone@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMr Liam Hedley
Tel: (0131 6)50 9870
Email: liam.hedley@ed.ac.uk
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