Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 30
ECTS credits : 15
Level : SCQF Level 10
Semester: Full Year
Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students
This is to give students the option of writing their dissertation on a topic in Persian to help develop their research skills and provide the opportunity for them to build a solid academic foundation should the students want to continue their studies. The dissertation offers students the possibility of personal advanced study on a topic in Persian on which they already have adequate knowledge and for which a suitable supervisor can be found. Guidance will be offered on research methods, perspective and presentation. The dissertation will, as a rule, consist of a study of a given body of primary material analysed with reference to a number of secondary texts on the primary material with a given perspective. Its length should be 10,000 words maximum and the dissertation is normally written in English.
Pre-requisite(s): The student cannot take a 30-credit dissertation in another subject. Before taking this module you must pass PR3002
Anti-requisite(s): In taking this module you cannot take PR4098 or any 30-credit 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
Module coordinator: Dr S Talajooy
Module teaching staff: Dr S Talajooy