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Unit information: Dissertation in 2015/16

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Unit name Dissertation
Unit code CLAS30087
Credit points 20
Level of study H/6
Teaching block(s) Teaching Block 4 (weeks 1-24)
Unit director Professor. Liveley
Open unit status Not open




School/department Department of Classics & Ancient History
Faculty Faculty of Arts

Description including Unit Aims

For Ancient History and Archaeology Joint Honours students

Intended Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. a deep understanding of a chosen subject
  2. enhanced their research skills through the production an extended piece of independent research in accordance with high scholarly standards
  3. developed proficiency in forming their own research questions
  4. further developed their skills of argumentation and communication
  5. have demonstrated that they can compile their own bibliography
  6. demonstrated the ability to work with both secondary and primary resources and to draw reasoned and considered conclusions from them

Teaching Information

Individually pursued research, and up to three hours of individual consultation with the adviser(s).

Assessment Information

11,000 word dissertation (100%)

Reading and References

As relevant to the dissertation subject