Advanced Topics in Discourse and Interaction (Q3301)

30 credits, Level 6

Autumn teaching

This module involves relatively advanced study of discourse and communication in one area of staff specialisation. The particular topic and reading list will be announced in the year prior. This may include particular methodological approaches to discourse analysis, a particular venue for or topic of discourse. The changing nature of this module allows us to adapt quickly to changes in the field.

Teaching

50%: Lecture
50%: Seminar

Assessment

100%: Coursework (Portfolio)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 300 hours of work. This breaks down into about 44 hours of contact time and about 256 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2022/23. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.