If you want to write a dissertation, this module is for you.
This module provides an opportunity to study in some more depth a research topic being studied in another H-level module. By expanding the word limit of the research piece demanded for the other module by 5,000 words, it will give students in L&LS the opportunity to undertake a substantial (dissertation length) piece of independent research in Linguistics.
By the end of the module, students should be able to:
Students must have:
In 2017–18, the Research Extension module can be combined with any of the following modules:
Four tutorials to be scheduled as appropriate, alongside the relevant research module.
The 4 tutorials will serve as opportunities to discuss the content of the research, including issues of research design, practical issues in data collection (if appropriate), as well theoretical background to the project.
To be determined by the student in consultation with the module tutor.
All modules provide an opportunity to work on general oral/written communication skills (in class and in assessments) and general self management (organising your studies), alongside the specific skills in language or linguistics that the module teaches.
In addition, this module will allow you to particularly develop skills in creativity and innovation: in this module you will have the opportunity to explore your chosen subject in greater depth, and will have to identify and implement the best way of doing so in the time available. This will also allow you to develop your skills of self management.
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