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SP4098   Dissertation on a Spanish Topic

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: Both

Availability restrictions: Available only to students in the Final year of the Honours Programme.

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module offers students the possibility of personal advanced study on a topic 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 Critical Review involves the evaluation of a range of secondary material on a given subject. It should be no more than 5,000 words in length, be submitted in accordance with guidelines and deadlines, and normally written in English. The topic must be formally agreed in advance with the research co-ordinator and potential supervisor.(Guidelines for printing and binding dissertations can be found at:

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass SP2002

Co-requisite(s): Compulsory modules for Single and Major Spanish programmes

Anti-requisite(s): Cannot take SP4099 or dissertation in another subject. In taking this module you cannot take a dissertation in another subject

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 3 x 1-hour seminars plus 4 contact hours withsupervisor over the semester.

Scheduled learning hours: 7

Guided independent study hours: 143

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


Module teaching staff: TBC