Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies
Postgraduate: Level 7
Thursday 03 October 2019
Friday 26 June 2020
08 May 2019
Requisites for this module
MA W80012 Creative Writing,
MA W80024 Creative Writing,
MA Q20212 Film and Literature,
MA Q20224 Film and Literature,
MA Q20012 Literature,
MA Q20024 Literature,
MA W81112 Scriptwriting (Theatre and Digital Media),
MA W81124 Scriptwriting (Theatre and Digital Media),
MA T72012 American Literatures,
MA T72024 American Literatures
Your dissertation is the centrepiece of your MA work. It gives you the opportunity to develop and to demonstrate your skills as an academic researcher and scholarly author, as you investigate and interpret a topic of your choosing.
Word limit - 12,000 words (not including abstract, notes, bibliographic materials and footnotes).
CREATIVE WRITING DISSERTATIONS:
6,000 (creative component) plus 6,000 (critical component).
The aims of the dissertation are to demonstrate:
1. comprehensive knowledge and understanding of a selected current research area
2. the planning and execution of a substantial research project with guidance from a supervisor
3. a sustained, coherent argument based on critical and/or creative writing skills as appropriate
In preparation of and as part of the dissertation, students should be able to:
1. conduct effective research
2. write within disciplinary perspectives and genres, using academic conventions, and creating a longer, well-argued piece of writing
3. explore, analyse and present a coherent argument, involving a range of information from different soucres and/or disciplinary contexts as appropriate
No additional information available.
This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||Dissertation (please see the Postgraduate Taught Handbook 2019/20 for word counts)
100 per cent Coursework Mark
100 per cent Coursework Mark
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Mary Mazzilli, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
LiFTS General Office - email email@example.com.
Telephone 01206 872626
Dr Anthony Fisher
The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
Reader in Theatre and Philosophy
Dr Agnieszka Elzbieta Piotrowska
University of Bedfordshire
Prof Ian Charles Davidson
Professor of English and Creative Writing
Dr Celia Brayfield
Bath Spa University
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.
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