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ARTF5910M Cultural Studies: Dissertation

50 creditsClass Size: 30

Module manager: Dr Barbara Engh

Taught: 1 Jan to 30 Sep View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

This module is not approved as an Elective


On completion of this module, students should be able to make an original and valuable contribution to knowledge and understanding of an aspect of the subject with which the module is concerned; and, in doing so, to acquire the requisite skills of locating and interpreting relevant primary and secondary source material, collating and analysing evidence and presenting research findings in a lucid and coherent form.

Skills outcomes
- Skills necessary to undertake higher research degree and/or for employment in a higher capacity in an area of professional practice.
- Evaluating own achievement.
- Self-direction and effective decision-making.
- Independent learning.
- Use of methodologies and theoretical resources.


Subject of dissertation to be agreed with Programme Director.

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Private study hours496.00
Total Contact hours4.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)500.00

Private study

Researching, reading & writing

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Attendance at and participation in tutorials, supervisions and workshops.

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay or Dissertation1 x 12,000-15,000 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

There is no reading list for this module

Last updated: 30/06/2021 16:04:50


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