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Research Project in German Studies (1) (12 points)


Leader: A Fliethmann

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Full year 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)
Clayton Full year 2004 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Students will develop, in consultation with a supervisor, a focused research project in an aspect of German Studies: German literature, linguistics, critical theory, textual theory, cinema studies, cultural studies or civilisation. Students will produce a sustained piece of commentary that engages with an academic method (such as historical method, survey reading, close analysis, theoretical critique or a combination of these) to answer a discipline-specific question and formulate a thesis. The dissertation will demonstrate a command of methodology, a close knowledge of the texts or issues studied, a high degree of competence in appropriate academic discourses in German.

Assessment: Written thesis (ca. 9000 words): 100% + The dissertation can be written either in German or in English.

Prerequisites: Advanced German Studies 3, part 2 or above; or equivalent

Prohibitions: GNM4365

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