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ET979 - Dissertation

  • Module code: ET979
  • Module name: Dissertation
  • Department: Centre for Applied Linguistics
  • Credit: 45

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

A 15,000 word dissertation is the final piece of assessed work in all the MA programmes. Students are encouraged to select a dissertation topic relating to linguistic or professional dimensions of the programme followed and are often able to relate their research to their existing or intended professional role. Within each of the specialised MA programmes, there is a requirement that the dissertation topic should be selected from within the area of specialisation.

Principal learning outcomes

The research for and the writing of the dissertation are intended to allow students to develop expert understanding of one or more dimensions of the academic field of English Language Teaching, to develop basic skills of research as relevant in their chosen area and, for many, to put to use some of the knowledge they have gained during the course in applying it creatively to problems and issues in a professional situation familiar to them.

Timetabled teaching activities

2 group seminars and 5 tutorials in Term 3

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/study/ma/modules/

Other essential notes

45 credits

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
45 CATS (Module code: ET979-45)
A (Assessed work only) Dissertation 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9P4) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PD) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PE) - Year 3
Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9P4) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PE) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PF) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PF) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PF) - Year 4
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PG) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PG) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PH) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PH) - Year 3
Optional

N/A