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MODL5301M Dissertation: Translation Studies

30 creditsClass Size: 60

Module manager: Elisabetta Adami

Taught: 1 Jan to 31 Aug View Timetable

Year running 2022/23

This module is mutually exclusive with

MODL5302MExtended Translations

This module is not approved as an Elective


On completion of this module, students should be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge of their specialist area within Translation Studies.

Learning outcomes
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.

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Private study hours296.00
Total Contact hours4.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)300.00

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Agreement on plan, feedback on drafts

Methods of assessment

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay or Dissertation8-10,000 word dissertation to be submitted at the end of August100.00
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: 29/04/2022 15:25:49


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