2019/20 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue
MODL5301M Dissertation: Translation Studies
30 creditsClass Size: 60
Module manager: Elisabetta Adami
Taught: 1 Jan to 31 Aug View Timetable
Year running 2019/20
This module is mutually exclusive with
This module is not approved as an Elective
ObjectivesOn completion of this module, students should be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge of their specialist area within Translation Studies.
On completion of this module, students should be able to produce an extended piece of written work based on supervised independent investigation of a specialist topic within the field of translation studies. This will demonstrate an ability to formulate research questions, select appropriate research methods with which to address them, develop a critical stance in relation to the topic and present a coherent argument supported by academic evidence.
Students should also be able to express themselves clearly and to present their work in line with normal academic standards.
To be agreed between the individual student, his or her supervisor and the programme directors.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||296.00|
|Total Contact hours||4.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||300.00|
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackAgreement on plan, feedback on drafts
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Essay or Dissertation||8-10,000 word dissertation to be submitted at the end of August||100.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
Last updated: 02/05/2019
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