Final Year Dissertation - LS567

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2018-19
Canterbury Autumn and Spring
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6 30 (15) PROF MN Triana Toribio

Pre-requisites

None.

Restrictions

Not available as a wild module.

2018-19

Overview

Final year students write a dissertation on a topic of their own choice. The topic must be on a Hispanic (Peninsular or Latin American) literary, linguistic or cultural subject; it is expected that the topic will be related to other Hispanic Studies modules taken by the student. Throughout the two terms students are given guidance by a chosen supervisor. The supervisor and the student will establish a calendar of meetings / supervisions in Week 1 in which aims and objectives, critical approach, bibliography and drafts of the dissertation will be discussed.

Details

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Contact hours

Total Contact Hours: 6
Private Study Hours: 294
Total Study Hours: 300

Method of assessment

Dissertation (10,000 words) – 100%

Indicative reading

This will vary in accordance with the chosen topic.

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

See the library reading list for this module (Medway)

Learning outcomes

1 Undertake comprehensive research on an area with which they are familiar relating to a Hispanic author, cultural theme or works;
2 Deepen analysis of an author, cultural theme or works, related to any Stage 3 non-language module in Hispanic Studies;
3 Engage in independent research in the library.

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