Medieval and Early Modern Studies Dissertation - MEMS9980

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2022 to 2023
Year 7 60 (30) David Rundle checkmark-circle


From the commencement of your MA you will be asked to start thinking about a proposed topic for a dissertation. You are advised to talk to members of staff about your topic before a suitable supervisor is assigned.


Method of assessment

In the summer term and over the summer vacation, you will write a dissertation of 12,000 - 15,000 words (the upper limit is absolute, the lower is a recommendation).
Assessment: 100% of the mark for this option is based on the dissertation.

Indicative reading

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)


  1. Credit level 7. Undergraduate or postgraduate masters level module.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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