LING40240 MA Thesis

Academic Year 2021/2022

Independent research on an agreed topic in Linguistics.

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Learning Outcomes:

Collect and analyze data on a specific topic in Linguistics; based on the analysis, critically reflect on current theories (accounts, explanations) in this area of investigation and/or methods of analysis; propose new/revise existing accounts, theories etc,.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
One-on-one meetings with supervisor 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
LING40380 - MA Internships, LING40390 - MA research papers

Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Assignment: 10,000 to 15,000 word thesis on an agreed topic Unspecified n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn 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

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Name Role
Dr Sarah Kelly Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Professor Bettina Migge Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Professor Jamal Ouhalla Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Sandrine Peraldi Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.

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