Module Identifier DR33720  
Academic Year 2004/2005  
Co-ordinator Dr Daniel Meyer-Dinkgrafe  
Semester Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)  
Other staff Dr Alison Forsyth, Ms Karoline Gritzner  
Co-Requisite TF32410  
Course delivery Seminars / Tutorials   5 x 30-minute individual tutorials (per student)  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment Dissertation: 10,000 words  100%

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:


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.

Brief description

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

Reading Lists

** Recommended Background
Cottrell, Stella (2000) The Study Skills Handbook Palgrave
Fabb, Nigel and Alan Durant (1993) How to Write Essays, Dissertations and These in Literary Studies Pearson
Peck, John and Martin Coyle (2000) The Student's Guide to Writing Palgrave
Turley, Richard Maggraf (2000) Writing Essays Routledge
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