Dissertation (English Language and LInguistics)

Module code: EN7231

Module co-ordinator: Professor Julie Coleman

By the end of this module, students will be able to...

  • Identify a valid research topic
  • Access, retrieve, and organize research material relevant to the field of study
  • Develop an independent approach to project design and methodology
  • Conduct and sustain a complex argument
  • Present a properly referenced and well-structured dissertation in a format suitable for publication
  • Follow the University's Ethics Policy


  • Five hours of tutorials
  • 445 hours of private study


A 15,000-word dissertation. (Please note: This has been changed from 20,000 words and is subject to approval by the College Academic Committee.)