|| DR33720 |
|| INDEPENDENT RESEARCH PROJECT |
|| 2004/2005 |
|| Dr Daniel Meyer-Dinkgrafe |
|| Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters) |
|| Dr Alison Forsyth, Ms Karoline Gritzner |
|| TF32410 |
| Course delivery
|| Seminars / Tutorials || 5 x 30-minute individual tutorials (per student) |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment|| Dissertation: 10,000 words ||100%|
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of research methods in Theatre Studies
carry out a piece of independent research in an agreed aspect of Theatre Studies.
recognise the different stages involved in effective research: formulating a question, grounding this in existing research, theories and frameworks, formulating methods, managing the research process, and evaluating findings.
Develop their own dissertation proposal in light of these.
This module, gives students the opportunity to engage in a supervised independent research project in an agreed area of Theatre Studies, during their final semester of their third year. As well as introducing students to traditional research methods it allows them the opportunity to construct and present a coherent and sustained argument in a 10,000 word dissertation.
Students electing this module will have followed TF32410 Research Methods during semester one of their final year. This module allows students to build upon the methodologies experienced during their study and allows them the opportunity to construct and present a coherent and sustained argument in their dissertation.
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
** Recommended Background
Cottrell, Stella (2000) The Study Skills Handbook
Fabb, Nigel and Alan Durant (1993) How to Write Essays, Dissertations and These in Literary Studies
Peck, John and Martin Coyle (2000) The Student's Guide to Writing
Turley, Richard Maggraf (2000) Writing Essays
Each student will be expected to construct their own appropriate and relevant bibliography, according to the research subject chosen and approved
This module is at CQFW Level 6