Module Details

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Title CORPUS LINGUISTICS DISSERTATION
Code ENGL691
Coordinator Dr MA Mahlberg
School of English
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2008-09 Masters Level Summer (June-September) 60

Aims

The aim of the dissertation is to enable students to carry out a research project of an appropriate scale, which is informed by relevant concepts from the literature and which demonstrates the ability to design a viable project, gather data with due concern for validity and reliability, interpret the findings with due caution and insight, and to write up a coherent account of the process and outcomes.


Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to devise, carry out and write up a substantial research project in the form of a dissertation on a topic appropriate for the field of corpus linguistics.


Syllabus

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Teaching and Learning Strategies

Students will work independently, with guidance and support from their designated supervisor.


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours           20
Individual supervisions
20
Timetable (if known)           Individual supervisions to a maximum of 20 hours
 
 
Private Study 580
TOTAL HOURS 600

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
             
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
15,000 word dissertation    Summer  100  Standard  Standard University Policy applies - see Department/School handbook for details.   

Recommended Texts

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