Postgraduate taught 

Classics MLitt

Dissertation (Classics) CLASSIC5046P

  • Academic Session: 2018-19
  • School: School of Humanities
  • Credits: 60
  • Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
  • Typically Offered: Full Year
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Short Description

To allow students to engage in sustained research towards the production of a substantial and original piece of writing on a topic of their choice.

Timetable

Independent study and regular supervision.

Requirements of Entry

Available to students who are enrolled for a postgraduate programme in the Department of Classics

Assessment

100% dissertation

Main Assessment In: August

Course Aims

To allow students to engage in sustained research towards the production of a substantial and original piece of writing on a topic of their choice.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

On completion of the dissertation students should be able to
* demonstrate mastery of the main relevant primary sources in their chosen subject area
* demonstrate mastery of the main relevant secondary sources in their chosen subject area
* demonstrate substantial and detailed first-hand knowledge of their chosen subject area
* demonstrate the ability to define, plan, and execute a sustained, focused, and coherent research project
* demonstrate ability to use all appropriate bibliographic and information resources
* demonstrate the ability to work independently
* demonstrate the ability to execute a substantial piece of written work in clear and appropriate academic English
* demonstrate mastery of all relevant reference and bibliographic conventions