10 Credits SPRING



Aims/Description: This module is for the first stage of the dissertation process on the MUNDUS Master's Crossways in Cultural Narratives. This degree lasts two years (four semesters) and is spent by the student at three institutions from among the members of the MUNDUS Crossways consortium (including Sheffield) as follows: Semester 1: University A; Semesters 2 & 3: University B; Semester 4: University C. The module will be taken in Semester 2 by any student on the programme who (a) has opted for Sheffield as their University B AND (b) has chosen to take the optional MUNDUS Workplacement module (MDL6020) as part of the Crossways MA degree. The module will be linked for the student with a 20-credit (10-ECTS) Dissertation Progress module (MDL601) which the student will take in Semester 3 at Sheffield. This will link in turn with the 40cr (20-ECTS) Dissertation Completion module (the equivalent of Sheffield's MDL602) which they will take at their University C. The Short Dissertation Report is a shorter preliminary piece of research writing on the topic intended for the student's MUNDUS Crossways MA Final Dissertation. It is intended to allow the student to undertake initial study for the topic, to present a bibliographical survey, and to explore primary material, methods and approaches, but in a more condensed form than the Dissertation Report. In contrast to Dissertation Completion and Dissertation Progress, this module is assessed wholly within Sheffield.

Restrictions on availability: MUNDUS Students

Staff Contact: Dr D McCallam
Teaching Methods: Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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