Aims/Description: Guided by individual supervision and support seminars, you will plan and execute an extended piece of independent research on a topic that complements but does not duplicate work you have done (or will do) in SLC taught modules. Alternatively, you may translate a substantial text into English accompanied by a full commentary to contextualize it. Your project must relate to at least one of the countries or cultures whose languages you are studying. As well as writing an extended piece of work, all students present their work at the end of the year.

Restrictions on availability: A L2 module relevant to your proposed topic or registered on a relevant L3 module. An average of at least 62 in your optional modules at L2, with no optional module mark lower than 58. Supervisor must be agreed.

Staff Contact: FERGUS ADAM A
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Project work

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