Stage 2 students write an Extended Essay 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 terms students are given guidance by a chosen supervisor. The supervisor and the student will establish a calendar of meetings / supervisions in Week 1 (at least 5 one-hour meetings) in which aims and objectives, critical approach, bibliography and drafts of the Extended Essay will be discussed.
Total Contact Hours: 6
Private Study Hours: 144
Total Study Hours: 150
Available in both Autumn and Spring Term.
Method of assessment
Extended Essay (5,000 words) – 100%
This will vary in accordance with the chosen topic.
See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)
1 Undertake extensive pieces of analytical and critical writing about Hispanic culture and literature;
2 Carry out detailed analysis of a Hispanic author, cultural theme or works;
3 Engage in close reading and critical evaluation of films, literary works or historical texts in Spanish;
4 Engage in independent research about Hispanic culture and literature;
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