Joint-honours information for 2016 entry

Anthropology Thesis

Module L6078

Module details for 2016/17.

30 credits

FHEQ Level 6

Module Outline

Students spend their third year working with a supervisor on a final Thesis, on a subject of their choice. The Thesis may involve original research or be based on secondary sources. Students develop their plans for their Thesis during the second year module 'Ethnographic Methods.'

Module learning outcomes

To demonstrate systematic understanding of key aspects of anthropology via a 10,000 word dissertation

To show detailed knowledge of a particular body of ethnographic work, and demonstrate how this relates to the student's own research

To demonstrate the ability to build and sustain an argument over 10,000 words

To show the ability to deploy anthropological methods in the collection and analysis of data

To show the ability to link theory with ethnography

To demonstrate the ability to write clearly and fluently

TypeTimingWeighting
Dissertation (8000 words)Semester 2 Assessment Week 1 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.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Autumn SemesterTutorial * hours000000000000
Spring SemesterTutorial * hours000000000000

How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Dr Diana Ibanez-Tirado

Convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/338901

Miss Emilia Roycroft

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

Dr Alice Wilson

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/381972

Miss Susan Chater

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/336740

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