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FR4199   Long Dissertation on a French Topic

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: Full Year

Availability restrictions: Available only to students in the final year of the Honours programme.

Planned timetable: Please Contact Department

The dissertation offers students the possibility of personal advanced study on a topic in French on which they already have adequate basic knowledge and for which a suitable Supervisor can be found. Guidance will be offered on research methods and on presentation. The dissertation will, as a rule, consist of a study of a given body of primary material in a given perspective. Its length should be 10,000 words maximum. It should be submitted in accordance with guidelines and deadlines, and normally be written in English. The topic must be agreed in advance by the Head of Department following a favourable report from the Supervisor, whom students should contact in the first instance.(Guidelines for printing and binding dissertations can be found at: http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/printanddesign/dissertation/)

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): The pre-requisites may be waived if the student has spent a year or semester abroad. . Before taking this module you should pass FR3001

Anti-requisite(s): Students cannot take FR4198 or another dissertation module

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 3 seminars and approximately 8 contact hours with the supervisor over the year.

Scheduled learning hours: 11

Guided independent study hours: 289

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Dissertation = 100%

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

Re-assessment: Resubmission of Dissertation