ENG32460 Dissertation

Academic Year 2023/2024

This module gives participants an opportunity to work on a sustained piece of academic work, with the guidance of a supervisor.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

Students who successfully complete this module should be able to work independently on a sustained piece of academic work, proficient in research methods in their chosen field, and be familiar with the guidelines for formatting and referencing academic work.

Indicative Module Content:

A supervised minor dissertation on a topic of the student's choice.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Task-based learning, reflective learning. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade In Module Component Repeat Offered
Project: The dissertation offers an opportunity to shape a sustained piece of academic work on a topic of the participant's choice, with the guidance of a supervisor. Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No



Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Summer No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Name Role
Dr Treasa De Loughry Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Katherine Fama Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Assoc Professor Clare Hayes-Brady Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Harriet Hulme Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Adam Kelly Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Professor P.J. Mathews Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Cormac O'Brien Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Katerina Pavlidi Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Maria Stuart Lecturer / Co-Lecturer