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EN4398   Short Dissertation

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Available only to students also doing ID4002. Places on ID4002 will be limited and entry will be competitive. Only those applicants who are successful in being admitted to the placement module will be participants in this module.

Planned timetable: 9.00 am Tue

This module complements ID4002 'Communication and Teaching in Arts and Humanities' in which students gain substantial experience of a working environment. This module provides the opportunity for students to cary out an extended piece of work (in the form of a short dissertation) on a topic related to their work in ID4002. For example, the topic could have a pedagogical focus, exploring the place of English in education, or it could be a more detailed exploration of a subject related to the student's work in ID4002.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass EN2003 and pass EN2004

Co-requisite(s): You must also take ID4002

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 3 hours of classes over the semester, plus consultation hours.

Scheduled learning hours: 3

Guided independent study hours: 147

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

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

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module teaching staff: Dr Christine Rauer (CR30)