2022/23 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue
ARAB5022M Long Dissertation
60 creditsClass Size: 30
Module manager: Dr Hanem El-Farahaty
Taught: 1 Oct to 30 Sep (12mth) View Timetable
Year running 2022/23
Pre-requisite qualificationsStudents must have passed all their taught modules on the MA in Arabic/English Translation (taken in semesters 1 and 2).
This module is mutually exclusive with
|ARAB5021M||Long Annotated Translation|
This module is not approved as an Elective
Module summaryThis module should enable students to develop a specialist area within Translation Studies, involving some original research on the student’s part. By giving students an extended opportunity to develop a specific area of research expertise, the Long Dissertation module will be particularly useful for students wishing to go on to do further research work (e.g. a PhD).
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||588.00|
|Total Contact hours||12.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||600.00|
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackAgreement on plan, feedback on drafts.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Essay or Dissertation||15-17,000 word dissertation to be submitted end of Sem 2||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: 29/11/2022
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