0 Credits GRADUATE YEAR



Aims/Description: The aim of this module is to give students of the Applied Languages MA Programmes the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to complete successfully the requirements of their postgraduate programme, including writing an essay at MA level and undertaking a dissertation in the field (to be agreed with the dissertation supervisor). Students will be introduced to library skills, academic requirements of writing an essay at MA level, referencing conventions, plagiarism issues and autonomous learning. Students will be introduced to the requirements of a dissertation at Sheffield, and follow appropriate support lectures supporting the student in identification of the research area; reading to be undertaken, adopting appropriate methodologies and the development of original ideas and insights.

Restrictions on availability: This is a 0 credits rated year-long module for students on the SLC applied languages programme

Staff Contact: Dr L Hamaidia/Dr N Massot
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: FORMATIVE ONLY

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