- Module code: HA943
- Module name: Dissertation
- Department: History of Art
- Credit: 60
Module content and teaching
To develop students’ ability to conduct independent research, from bibliographic searches to accessing archival material, thereby applying the research skills they have been taught earlier in the course. To develop students’ ability to marshal evidence from both primary and secondary sources into a sustained and sequential argument. To test students’ ability to situate their own research within wider methodological frameworks.To test their competence in presenting material in a sophisticated academic format.
Principal learning outcomes
Students will demonstrate a profound engagement with their chosen material or area of specialisation, and its treatment in the existing literature. They will present complex and structured arguments with an awareness of appropriate methodologies for their chosen material and evidence of interpreting visual written information at a sophisticated level.
Timetabled teaching activities
One-to-one tutorials. Presentation at annual Postgraduate Conference.
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|60 CATS (Module code: HA943-60)|
|A (Assessed work only)||Dissertation||100%|
|VA (Visiting students only)||100% assessed (part year) visiting||100%|
This module is available on the following courses:
- The History and Business of Art and Collecting: The Historic and Contemporary Art Markets (V4P6) - Year 1
- Postgraduate Taught History of Art (V4P2) - Year 1
- Postgraduate Taught History of Art (V4P2) - Year 2