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6AACDISS Dissertation

Credit value: 30
Module convenor/tutor: As allocated by the Head of Department depending on the dissertation topic.
Teaching pattern: Meetings as agreed with the supervisor
Availability: Please see module list for relevant year
Assessment: 1 x dissertation of no more than 10,000 words (100%)

Note that students taking the Classics dissertation module cannot take a second dissertation module in another department.

Students are reassessed in the failed elements of assessment and by the same methods as the first attempt.

The modules offered in each academic year are subject to change in line with staff availability and student demand, there is no guarantee every module will run. Module descriptions and information may vary between years.

N.B. Your dissertation, if it is on a topic related to any field of Hellenic Studies, will be acceptable as an entry for the Katie Lentakis Memorial Fund Award.

The Dissertation is of no more than 10,000 words, and will normally be no less than 7,000 words, on a topic of the student's choice as long as they have fulfilled their degree requirements through their other module selections.

NB It is College policy that research which involves human participants or raises other ethical issues with potential social or environmental implications be submitted for ethical review. Students who feel that their dissertation falls into these areas should consult their tutors.

Further guidance

Information and guidance on the supervision, content, presentation and word length of your dissertation see the Undergraduate Dissertation Guidance in the Classics Student Handbook.
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