Module Information

Module Identifier
EL30500
Module Title
Extended Essay Module
Academic Year
2016/2017
Co-ordinator
Semester
Semester 1 (Taught over 2 semesters)
External Examiners
  • Dr Emmanuelle Labeau (Senior Lecturer - Aston University)
 

Course Delivery

 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this module, students should be able to show:

  • a well-developed capacity for semi-independent (i.e. independent but guided) work on a given topic
  • a well-developed capacity for information retrieval in both print and electronic media
  • a sound awareness of both the general area of study and of the specific subject-matter of the essay
  • (in the case of students taking this module across two languages) an awareness of the relationships of the two languages, cultures or literatures being compared
  • an ability to present work in a satisfactorily scholarly manner

Brief description

This is a thin module available subject to the regulations below (a) to Single Honours students; (b) to Joint Honours or Major/Minor students of two languages; (c) to Joint Honours students of a language plus another subject outside the Department; (d) to Major students of a language plus a Minor subject outside the Department.

Joint Honours and Major/Minor students of two languages will have to show how the subject of the essay spans both languages.

Joint Honours and Major/Minor students of of a language plus a Minor subject outside the Department will have to show how the subject of the essay concerns both their language subject and their non-language subject.

The module is not available to students only taking a language as a Minor subject when their Major subject is outside the Department.


Students will only be allowed to write one essay per annum.

Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 6