Writing Course for a Magister Level Thesis

7.5 credits

Syllabus, Master's level, 5AR751

Code
5AR751
Education cycle
Second cycle
Main field(s) of study and in-depth level
Archaeology A1N
Grading system
Fail (U), Pass (G)
Finalised by
The Department Board, 19 February 2018
Responsible department
Department of Archaeology and Ancient History

Entry requirements

Requirement: admitted to the Master’'s programme in the Humanities with a focus on archaeology.

Learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student should be able to:

  • write a thesis on 45, 30 or 15 credits in the master's degree in Archaeology,
  • critically review and discuss scientific text including other students' essay work and their problems,
  • exercise the skills in dealing with archaeological sources.

Content

In the course, students discuss and practice in formulating a scientific problem area as well as writing scientific text. Furthermore, sections of the students' papers and issues related to the various subjects are discussed. The intention is to broaden the perspective both methodologically and theoretically as well as provide support in the essay writing.

Instruction

Instruction consists of lectures and seminars.

Assessment

Examination comprises one or more of the following forms: Oral examination – Written examination – Active participation in seminars. The course is graded either Passed or Failed.

If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the University's disability coordinator.

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