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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Research and Project Writing for Undergraduate Students

Module code: EAL6203 

HEAR transcript: included as co-curricular activities 

Module duration:  10 weeks / 2 hrs a week 

Skills Points for doctoral students: n/a 

Non-credit bearing  

Preparation and assessment: none 

This module is offered to undergraduate students who are in the final stage of their studies, in the process of writing their dissertation/research project, or about to do it. The module addresses the general organisational components of research/dissertation writing, such as the introduction, the literature review, the methodology, the findings, the discussion, and conclusions. This module is divided into alternating input and tutorial sessions over ten weeks: each input session is followed by your attempt to work on your research. The input sessions will combine the theory of research writing in higher education contexts and the analysis of successful samples of dissertations from students at QMUL.

Key skills: writing a research-based report, presenting data coherently, writing with precision and accuracy 

Students' feedback on this module: 

"I found the module content very useful in planning my own research project."

"The tutor had expert knowledge about academic research. The class was helping in kick-starting my dissertation."

"I learnt in this class what to consider when writing a research report. The teacher was very patient and knowledgeable." 

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