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DI4498   Honours Dissertation in Divinity

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: Both

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: 2.00pm - 4.00pm Thursday

This project enables a student to research a special topic of his/her choice (in consultation with staff) and to develop it at length in dissertation form. The length of the dissertation should be 10,000 words, including text, footnotes and appendices. It must be submitted by the end of the semester. (Guidelines for printing and binding dissertations can be found at:

Relationship to other modules

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take DI4501 or take DI4499 or take DI4497

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 6 hours of individual supervision and 11 seminar hours over the semester

Scheduled learning hours: 17

Guided independent study hours: 283

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Dissertation = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: Rewriting relevant portions or whole dissertation; mark capped at 7.