School of Global Studies

Dissertation (Anthropology) (841L6)

Dissertation (Anthropology)

Module 841L6

Module details for 2017/18.

45 credits

FHEQ Level 7 (Masters)

Module Outline

The dissertation provides students taking the programme with the opportunity to complete under expert supervision an extended piece of research and writing on a topic of their choosing relevant to the programme themes. The dissertation will be 10,000 words in length and will involve either desk-based or original empirical study. Students will show an awareness of how to apply anthropological methods and knowledge to the study of social and cultural processes.

Module learning outcomes

Identify and develop a research question within the field of the programme of study.

Demonstrate the ability to execute a sustained programme of independent, original research on a relevant topic.

Show in-depth understanding of a major theme or argument in the chosen subject, including an independent critical engagement with the topic chosen.

TypeTimingWeighting
Dissertation (10000 words)Summer Vacation Assessment Period Week 2 Thu 16:00100.00%
Timing

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.

Weighting

Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

Dr Jon Mitchell

Convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/35384

Dr Dinah Rajak

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/116302

Miss Emilia Roycroft

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/214700

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