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MA Programme Structure 2016/17

  • If you have received an admission offer (Conditional or Unconditional), you will be sent further information and a Pre-Registration Form in August for you to complete and return with your provisional choice of option modules before you start the programme (see also module registration).
  • You will be asked to make selections in accordance with the structure of your MA programme as specifed below. For schedules see MA timetables.
  • All MA students complete 180 credits in total (taught modules: 120 credits, dissertation/project: 60 credits) taken over the course of one year full-time or two years part-time.

Anglo-German Cultural Relations

Convenor:  Professor Rüdiger Görner
Full-time  
Core: SMLM037 Theory and Practice of Anglo-German Cultural Transfers
SMLM005 Dissertation

Elective:

Option modules (60 credits in total: 30 per semester)

 

Subject to approval, 30 option credits may be chosen from another MA in the School or within the Faculty of Arts.

Part-time Year 1
Core: SMLM037 Theory and Practice of Anglo-German Cultural Transfers
  You will choose your option modules in the second year followed by the dissertation.

Applied Linguistics for English Language Teaching

Convenor:  Professor Kathryn Richardson
Full-time  
Core: Dissertation in English Language Teaching
You will choose one of the following pathways:
EAL7203 Standard Research Pathway
EAL7204 Professional Qualification Pathway
Compulsory: EAL7201 Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching
EAL7202 Second Language Acquisition
Elective: Option modules (60 credits in total, 30 per semester)
Part-time Year 1
Compulsory: EAL7201 Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching
EAL7202 Second Language Acquisition
  You will choose your option modules in the second year followed by the dissertation.

Comparative Literature

Convenor: Dr Shital Pravinchandra
Full-time  
Core: COM7200 Cultures of Comparison
SMLM005 Dissertation
Elective: Option modules (90 credits in total: minimum of 30 per semesster)
  Subject to approval, 30 option credits may be chosen from another MA in the School or within the Faculty of Arts.
Part-time Year 1 
Core: COM7200 Cultures of Comparison
Elective: Option module (30 credits)
  Subject to approval, 30 option credits may be chosen from another MA in the School or within the Faculty of Arts.
 

You will choose your remaining option modules in the second year followed by the Dissertation.

Documentary Practice

Convenor:  Dr Steven Eastwood
Full-time  
Core: FLM7200 Final Project
Compulsory: FLM7201 Documentary Film - Theory and Practice
FLM7202 Documentary Production Project
Elective: Option modules (60 credits in total: maximum of 45 per semester)
Part-time Year 1
Compulsory: FLM7201 Documentary Film - Theory and Practice
FLM7202 Documentary Production Project
  You will choose your option modules in the second year followed by the Final Project.

Film Studies

Convenor:  Dr Jenny Chamarette
Full-time  
Core: SMLM035 Film Studies
SMLM005 Dissertation or FLM7200 Final Project
Elective: Option modules: (60 credits in total: maximum of 45 per semester)
  Subject to approval, 30 option credits may be chosen from another MA in the School or within the Faculty of Arts or from the Intercollegiate Screen Studies Programme.
Part-time Year 1
Core: SMLM035 Film Studies
  You will choose your option modules in the second year followed by the Dissertation or Final Project.

Linguistics

Convenor:  Dr Esther de Leeuw
Full-time  
Core: LIN7006  Dissertation in Linguistics 
Compulsory LIN7201 Concepts and Consequences in Grammatical Theory or LIN7200 Formal Syntax
LIN7002 Sociolinguistic Theory
LIN7027 Trends in Linguistic Research
LIN7005 Dissertation Proseminar
Elective: Option modules (60 credits in total: 15 semester one, 45 semester two)
Part-time Year 1
Compulsory: LIN7201 Concepts and Consequences in Grammatical Theory or LIN7200 Formal Syntax
LIN7002 Sociolinguistic Theory
Elective: Option modules (30 credits: semester two)
  You will take your remaining compulsory and option modules in the second year followed by the Dissertation.
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