Extended Dissertation in Chinese Studies
- Module Code:
- 2 units
- Year of study:
- Year 2
Objectives and learning outcomes of the module
On successful completion of the course, a student should be able to demonstrate the ability to:
- carry out a substantial independent research project in area studies using original-language materials
- develop a sustained argument in appropriately referenced academic writing style
Total 12 hours of supervision, logged and recorded.
Scope and syllabus
This dissertation concludes the two-year syllabus for the new language-based area studies programmes. It provides students with the opportunity to put into practice the skill set they will have acquired during their coursework at SOAS as well as their period of study in the region they work on. It will give them the ability to integrate original-language materials with disciplinary and area studies research methods.
Method of assessment
One 20,000 dissertation to be submitted online in September, Year 2 of the programme (100%).