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2008/09 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

ARTF3070 Dissertation (JH)

40 creditsClass Size: 20

Module manager: Kerry Bristol
Email: k.a.c.bristol@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2008/09

Pre-requisite qualifications

Students must have completed 40 credits from the following: ARTF1005, ARTF1006, ARTF1007, ARTF1008, ARTF1041, ARTF1042 or ARTF2000 plus 20 credits coded ARTF at level 2.

Plus a minimum of 40 credits in other level 2 modules in the History of Art (coded ARTF).

This module is not approved as an Elective

Objectives

- To give students the opportunity to pursue in greater depth than in options a topic of their own choice,
- to develop basic research skills and
- to put into practice and test the skills and knowledge acquired throughout the module.

Skills outcomes
- Written fluency in constructing a logical and coherent argument;
- Co-ordination and dissemination of a range of historical, contextual visual information;
- Using bibliographies and referencing.


Syllabus

In semester 2 of level 2 a proposal to be submitted to show a critical grasp of the bibliographic and historiographic problems of the intended subject.

After approval by the Head of Department and module Team this will lead to the production, under supervision, of an essay of 10,000 - 12,000 words, divided into chapters including introduction and conclusion and with footnotes and bibliography.

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Tutorial61.006.00
Private study hours394.00
Total Contact hours6.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)400.00

Private study

340 hours - private research and dissertation preparation/writing.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

- individual tutorials
- draft chapter/outline document.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay or Dissertation1 x 10,000-12,000 word dissertation100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 27/01/2010

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