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Dissertation - ENG00059H

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  • Department: English and Related Literature
  • Module co-ordinator: Information currently unavailable
  • Credit value: 40 credits
  • Credit level: H
  • Academic year of delivery: 2022-23

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2022-23 to Summer Term 2022-23

Module aims

The aims of this module are:

·to enable students to develop key skills in independent research and writing, with appropriate academic guidance and writing support.

  • to offer students the opportunity to explore one element of their literary interests in considerable depth.
  • to further enhance students core skills in research, library and IT use, writing extended critical prose, and transferable skills in communication, time management, and organisation.

Module learning outcomes

Subject content

·To explore one or more aspects of a subject arising from the MA course to which the student has subscribed, and to do so in greater depth than would be possible in the assessed modular essays.

Academic and graduate skills

  • The student will demonstrate the capacity to devise and execute a project of independent study, and show the ability to undertake research of some originality; the student will be expected to engage with, and on occasion challenge a wide range of secondary sources, to articulate an argument with clarity and precision, and to document their work with scholarly accuracy.


Task Length % of module mark
7000-8000 Word Essay
N/A 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
7000-8000 Word Essay
N/A 100

Module feedback

  • You will receive feedback on your dissertation before the end of term.

Indicative reading


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