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ML5107   Dissertation Progress

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: Both

Planned timetable: To be arranged

This module is part of a series of three devoted to the research leading to the Dissertation. It comes after ML5104 Dissertation Report and before ML5199 Dissertation. It consists of a series of one-to-one meetings with the supervisor in which specific areas and issues of the topic are explored. The module outcome is twofold: (i) a 5,000-word piece of writing which is consistent with the work to be carried out in the Dissertation, such as a literature review or a first full draft of a chapter, or shorter versions of more than one; and (ii) an oral presentation where the student provides a summary of the progress achieved towards the Dissertation during the semester and pointing to work that is to be embarked upon during the next and final semester.

Relationship to other modules

Co-requisite(s): You must also take ML5199

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 4 - 5 hours over semester.

Scheduled learning hours: 0

Guided independent study hours: 0

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

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

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr M J White
Module teaching staff: A tutor to be chosen according to specialism