|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||For information on due dates for submission of assessed work, please refer to the departmental web pages at http://www.aber.ac.uk/tfts/duedates.shtml Dissertation: 10,000 word dissertation||100%|
Typically, upon completion of this module, students will be able to:
Formulate a research question with attention to what will be required in order to be able to answer it;
Carry out independent investigations appropriate to a topic and task chosen by themselves;
Critically evaluate the published work of others for its relevance to the topic and task chosen;
Clearly structure and present their findings in an extended piece of writing.
Students will draw upon the research skills developed in the Research Methods to now formulate a clear and investigable research question. Under the guidance of a supervisor, they will carry out their investigations, and then present their findings in the written dissertation.
Reading ListEssential Reading
Deacon, David et al (1997) Researching Communications London: Arnold Primo search
This module is at CQFW Level 6