Bachelor Thesis Literature and Society English

2019-2020
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Doel vak

Students will acquire theoretical, methodological, and practical
knowledge about conducting research within the field of Literatures in
English or American Studies. Together with their supervisors, they will
learn how to set up their own research proposals. They will select both
primary and secondary sources and learn how to use these to construct
their own argument in a thesis of ca. 7,000 to 10,000 words about
texts relating to Literatures in English.

Inhoud vak

Students will write a thesis of 7,000 to 10,000 words on an independent
topic. They will first participate in three colloquium sessions (a
separate course) that will help them get started. After finishing all
three sessions of the colloquium, students will individually work on
their BA thesis, under supervision of an instructor.

Onderwijsvorm

Students will embark on their own individual project (together with
their supervisor) in period 4 and need to finish their thesis before the
date listed on
Canvas.

Toetsvorm

Students will be assessed on the finished project, but also on their
independence and efficiency carrying out their thesis. The supervisor
and a second reader will assess the final product of the BA thesis.

Vereiste voorkennis

Students need to have roughly 150 credits to start with their BA-thesis.
Consult the Teaching and Examination Regulations (in Dutch: OER) for the
specificities. Please contact the academic advisor if you are not sure
whether you are allowed to start. Please also read the Faculty Thesis
Regulations (BA) and the BA L&S Thesis Manual.

Literatuur

After consultation with their supervisor, each student is responsible
for finding relevant material for their own project.

Doelgroep

Third-year BA students English Literature and Society.

Overige informatie

BA students who wish to write a BA thesis must have earned ca. 150
credits and must participate in the three BA thesis colloquium sessions
first.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode L_ELBALESSCR
Studiepunten 9 EC
Periode Ac. Jaar (sept)
Vakniveau 300
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Vakcoördinator dr. R.V.J. van den Oever
Examinator
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