All single honours students in english language and/or linguistics (as well as some students on combined honours degrees), write a 40-credit dissertation of 7,000 - 10,000 words within english language and linguistics not included in the word count are the references section at the end, and any. Joint honours degrees can give you a wider skill set, but students should consider the challenges they pose before making a hasty decision says rozina sabur i chose to do a dissertation in the classics department, but work on a topic that bridged the two disciplines my latin and study of roman poets. At durham, you can study english literature as a single honours degree, or as a joint honours degree with philosophy or history analysis of literary texts dissertation: during your third year you will submit a dissertation on a subject of your choice in consultation with a member of staff in the department. A joint honours degree is a specific type of degree offered generally at the honours bachelor's degree level by certain universities in ireland, the uk, canada, malta, and australia in a joint honours degree, two subjects are studied concurrently within the timeframe of one honours contents [hide] 1 requirements 2. Degrees that include linguistics and/or english language and another subject area if you are studying a modern european language and linguistics, you can choose to write a dissertation for linguistics, but the regulations for this are other combined honours degrees involving english language.
What is it independent study is basically the same as a final year departmental dissertation fch students can take either a departmental dissertation or fch independent study most fch students take departmental dissertations, but you may find the potentially greater flexibility offered by independent study more suitable. A music degree from sheffield offers you the opportunity to build on your existing skills and achievements in music with core modules in musicianship, music history, world music and music technology with an ensemble in residence and a full dissertation in music psychology special project in music psychology. It is compulsory for all honours students and joint honours students can choose to undertake a dissertation in economics or their other subject the main aim of the dissertation is to convey the importance of research activity in extending knowledge of the discipline of economics and to provide guidance, supervision and.
How will my dissertation work traditionally, you'll apply to study for either a single honours degree (one subject) or a joint honours degree (two subjects) flexible honours if you apply to study for a single honours degree, you a joint honours degree allows you to study two subjects at the same time for your degree. Reach defensible conclusions about a topic which interests, challenges or puzzles you all single honours sociology students must do a dissertation in their final year joint honours degree students may opt to do a dissertation please read the dissertation guidelines to familiarize yourself with the dissertation procedures.
In your final year, you have the option of undertaking a dissertation or project that spans more than one of your chosen subjects or focuses on just one your degree certificate will reference the subjects you studied in stages 2 and 3, allowing employers to identify your areas of expertise, for example, ba combined honours. It might vary accross courses, but i am pretty sure the dissertation is the difference between an honours degree and a degree without honours so whilst you call it joint honours, a dissertation would be needed to actually call it as such, possibly i know someone in my cohort was given the option to take her degree without. The university of leeds offers one of the most varied selections of two-subject degrees in the country our joint honours courses provide flexibility and the chance to explore new subjects further employers welcome the ability of joint honours graduates to study across different subject areas, and the employment record of.
Joint honours students the frequently asked questions below have been compiled to support joint honours students at the university of sussex in understanding their workload and how they will be assessed. Study a joint honours degree and become one of the 'most employable' graduates in the uk order your prospectus or book your open day. A degree with honours, or an honours degree, is a standard three-year degree worth 360 credits, including a dissertation or special project in the final year of a combined or joint honours degree lets you study two or even three subjects combined as part of a standard three-year undergraduate degree.
Whether you are studying economics, english, history or international relations, as a ba (international honours) student you are part of a unique and truly international joint degree programme between the college of william and mary and the university of st andrews you are a member of a very special community which. Programme requirements for combined honours students in the department of philosophy at king's college london however, in your second and final years, you are permitted to take a maximum of 15 credits each year (up to 30 credits in the course of your degree) from modules offered by other philosophy departments.