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SA4099   Primary Research-based Dissertation

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: Full Year

Availability restrictions: Available only to students taking Single Honours, Joint Honours and Major Degrees

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module allows advanced undergraduate students to engage in a supervised research project on a topic of their choice. Student will apply theoretical and substantive knowledge from the discipline of social anthropology to a body of ethnographic data obtained from fieldwork and bibliographic sources. (Guidelines for printing and binding dissertations can be found at:

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass SA3506

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take SA4098

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 x 2-hour tutorial.

Scheduled learning hours: 22

Guided independent study hours: 278

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 10,000-word Dissertation = 100%

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

Re-assessment: 10,000-word Essay = 100%


Module teaching staff: TBC