Academic year(s): 2017-2018
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: To be arranged.
The dissertation offers students the possibility of personal advanced study on a topic in Italian 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 body of primary material in a given perspective. Its length should be 10,000 words maximum, and it should be submitted in accordance with guidelines and deadlines, and normally be written in English. The topic must be formally agreed in advance with the potential supervisor and the Head of the Italian Department.(Guidelines for printing and binding dissertations can be found at: http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/printanddesign/dissertation/)
Pre-requisite(s): This prerequisite may be replaced by the equivalent study abroad. "in taking this module, you cannot take a dissertation in another subject. ". Before taking this module you must pass IT3002
Anti-requisite(s): "in taking this module you cannot take IT4097 or take IT4098, or a dissertation in another subject. "
Weekly contact: 3 x 1-hour seminars and 8 contact hours with supervisor over the year.
Scheduled learning hours: 11
Guided independent study hours: 289
As used by St Andrews: Dissertation = 100%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: Resubmission of Dissertation