Gwybodaeth Modiwlau

Module Identifier
Module Title
Academic Year
Semester 1 (Taught over 2 semesters)
Normally eligibility for entry to Level 3; subject to satisfactory performance.
Other Staff

Course Delivery



Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Dissertation (6,500 words)  100%
Supplementary Assessment Assessment is by resubmission of the dissertation. This does not entail any additional supervision.  100%

Learning Outcomes

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

  • a developed capacity for independent academic study at an appropriate level
  • a reliable grasp of information retrieval in both print and electronic media, together with the capacity to evaluate the reliability of that information
  • the ability to construct and support with pertinent evidence an argument which is at once aware of exisiting discussions, and which shows the potential to extend these discusssions
  • the ability to produce finished work on time and to an acceptable standard of presentation (self-management)
  • the ability genuinely to take responsibility for their own work.

Brief description

Dissertation on a subject arising from a module already taken or being taken concurrently; to be chosen in consultation with the Extended Essays and Dissertations co-ordinator and module tutor involved, and with the approval of the Head of the Department.

You should discuss your chosen subject with your tutor and agree it with the Extended Essays and Dissertations co-ordinator not later than 3 November. Discussion should include mutually acceptable arrangements for supervision time and completion of the Departmental agreement. Copies of the agreement form are downloadable from the Blackboard site for EL30120 (under ‘module information’), or are available from the Departmental Office, or from the Extended Essays and Dissertations co-ordinator.


This module is at CQFW Level 6