Develop critical faculties in relation to existing literature on the topic area Understand the importance of using appropiate methodology in approaching a research project, and to conduct self-directed learning. Modules in Chinese Studies. Programme regulations should be read in conjunction with the Core Regulations for Undergraduate Programmes. In Epiphany, you will submit extracts from your dissertation for formative feedback, which your supervisor will provide orally and in writing. By providing experience in planning, documenting, and writing an extended piece of work, the TLRP will increase the facility of students to express themselves at a suitable academic level in the target language, and will offer experience in presenting and referencing a piece of writing according to standard academic conventions.
The specific topic of each TLRP will be agreed with the supervisor, and students will follow an agreed programme of reading whilst supplementing their work by displaying evidence of independent research skills and initiative. Module change requests received after Friday 21 st June will not be dealt with until Monday 11 th October , any requests received during this time will be stored and dealt with on a first-come-first-served basis. To provide invaluable practice for those students wishing to progress to postgraduate study. Students will receive written feedback by the second week of the Michaelmas Term, and key aspects of good practice applicable to the dissertation will be discussed with the relevant dissertation supervisor. Develop data collection, analysis and presentation skills. By focusing on questions of intercultural awareness at an advanced intellectual level, the TLRP offers a forum for academic engagement and reflection in matters of critical interest relevant to the contexts and environments under discussion.
Dissertation in Modern Languages & Cultures
Further Information Further information will typically be available from your department. As students are expected to spend AT LEAST seven months in the host culture if studying a single language, or AT LEAST four months in each host culture if studying two languages, it is expected that they will engage with the TLRP as soon as they arrive, and that they will work towards initial consultation with their supervisor within one month of arrival.
It is your responsibility to agree deadlines for formative work with your supervisor, meet those deadlines and attend supervision meetings.
They will also assess the methodological, conceptual and structural validity of your approach to your topic, and encourage you to engage with broader theoretical and interdisciplinary agendas, as appropriate.
It is a requirement that the dissertation is based, in part, on the use of Japanese language sources. The academic skills of managing an extended project, collecting and analysing information, critically assessing sources and arguments, communicating your findings clearly and persuasively according to professional presentational requirements, and showing intellectual creativity and problem-solving ability are all central to the graduate attributes you are expected to demonstrate at the end of a degree programme see the Undergraduate Level Descriptors in the University’s Core Regulations.
The current handbook year is Academic Year Department: Please ensure you check the module availability box for each module outline, as not all modules will run each academic year. The University, however, reserves the right to make variations to programme contents, entry requirements and methods of delivery, to discontinue or merge or combine programmes, and to make variations to regulations, both before and after a student’s admission to the University, if such action is reasonably considered necessary by the University.
In the Michaelmas term, you will be required to submit a research plan for formative feedback, comprising a draft abstract, an outline of the proposed structure of the dissertation and an annotated bibliography.
Modern Languages & Cultures Module Registration 2019-20
Faculty of Social Sciences and Health. While the subject of the Dissertation must intersect with the research expertise and interests of the staff, we welcome and encourage original and innovative proposals from students.
The TLRP aims to develop and enhance strategies for independent learning and initiative, foster a genuine commitment to research and the utilization of appropriate research methodologies, provide the ability to organize and manage a longer project, and offer the ability to write fluently and accurately in the target language.
BA in Japanese Studies: To find the regulations for your degree programme, use the Programme Search facility below. To provide project-management experience of planning, documenting, and writing an extended piece of work in English 8, words. Teaching will primarily take the form of group presentations, consisting of short student presentations on topics including formulating a research proposal, methodology, and finding evidence.
Any module change requests received after Friday 21 st June will not be dealt with until Monday 11 th Octoberany requests received during this time will be stored and dealt with on a first-come-first-served basis. Students studying one language at final year will be required to complete a long TLRP.
Your research will be supported by dissertstion designated supervisor or, in some cases, a supervisory team. Students will be informed of their allocation in early July, at which point they should contact their allocated supervisor to discuss provisional reading.
You will be responsible for keeping a written record of each supervision meeting, to be sent to your supervisor for further comment.
If you have a query about a specific module or degree programme, please contact the appropriate department. The process of dissertation allocation begins in the third week of June when students submit three word proposals, outlining topics on which they would like to work.
The Faculty Handbook Online also contains descriptions including information on the content, teaching and assessment for all sissertation undergraduate modules.
School of Modern Languages & Cultures : Final Year Registration – Durham University
Dissertwtion change requests received after Friday 21 st June will not be dealt with until Monday 11 th Octoberany requests received during this time will be stored and dealt with on a first-come-first-served basis. Please give your module choices serious thought. Module Description Please ensure you check the module availability box for each module outline, as not all modules will run each academic year.
Check the pre-requisites and co-requisites for the Dissertation in the relevant module duram in the Faculty Handbook. By submitting this form you confirm that you have read the module guides and have the necessary prerequisite qualification s to take all the modules selected above and have checked that there are no timetabling clashes to prevent full dissertatino at teaching commitments.
Supervision In nandbook to online materials accessible via the Library, materials for each topic area will be made available on DUO, and if students are travelling to destinations where internet access is limited, they will be expected to make sensible use of these in advance. If you have a question about modular programmes that is not covered by the FAQ, or a query about the on-line Faculty Handbook, please contact us using the Comments and Questions form below.