DISSERTATION (MA INTERPRETING) - 2017/8

Module code: TRAM200

Module provider

School of Literature and Languages

Module Leader

DAVITTI E Dr (Lit & Langs)

Number of Credits

60

ECT Credits

30

Framework

FHEQ Level 7

JACs code

Q910

Module cap (Maximum number of students)

N/A

Module Availability

Year long

Overall student workload

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Project (Group/Individual/Dissertation) A TOPIC-BASED DISSERTATION OF 10-12 THOUSAND WORDS 100
Coursework A 6-8 THOUSAND-WORD ANALYTICAL COMMENTARY BASED ON THE RECORDING 80
Coursework TRANSCRIPTION OF A 2-4 THOUSAND WORDS INTERPRETING PROJECT 20
Project (Group/Individual/Dissertation) DISSERTATION (MA INTERPRETING) 100

Alternative Assessment

N/A

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Produce a topic-based dissertation or a transcript of an interpreting performance plus an analytical commentary of around 10-12 thousand words in total KCT
Demonstrate insight into, reflect on and critically engage with the process of interpreting KC
Work independently on an extended piece of work in a sustained way with guidance PT
Demonstrate research skills developed to a level of complexity and sophistication commensurate with masters level descriptors KCT
Plan and manage larger projects over a period of time to meet deadlines and quality expectations PT

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Assessment Strategy

Reading list

Reading list for DISSERTATION (MA INTERPRETING) : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/tram200

Programmes this module appears in

Programme Semester Classification Qualifying conditions
Interpreting MA(YEAR LONG) Year-long Core A pass as determined by the relevant criteria is required to pass the module
Interpreting (Chinese Pathway) MA(YEAR LONG) Year-long Compulsory A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.