Successful completion of Stage 1 MA modules.
OverviewThe Dissertation module comprises supervised research undertaken by the student, in the broad area of the history, literary sources and archaeology of the ancient world. A curriculum will be developed by the student around their own particular research interests.
This module appears in:
Total contact hours: 5
Method of assessment
Dissertation (15,000 words) - 100%
To be determined by the individual student in consultation with the supervisor, but broadly based on the year's work across the whole programme of study.
Students will be able to demonstrate skills in initiating and carrying forward a programme of independent research;
Students will be able to display detailed and critical knowledge of a specialist area(s) of research within the field of antiquity (related their particular study to the broad perspective of the MA programme);
Students will be able to demonstrate the relevance of their research study to wider themes within their field of study;
Students will be able to familiarise themselves with a range of primary and secondary literature in the field of the study