Subject: Dissertation (LIT)

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0 Hours

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Overall objectives:

1 Display the knowledge and capability required for independent work in the area of Cultural, Literary and Intercultural Studies.

2 Develop in-depth knowledge of the major subject/field of study, including deeper insight into current research and development work.

3 Have a deeper knowledge of methods in the major subject/field of study.

4 Increase the capability to contribute to research and development work.

5 Be able to view critically, independently and creatively identify, formulate and deal with complex issues.

6 Display capability to clearly present and discuss the conclusions as well as the knowledge and arguments that form the basis for these findings.

7 Identify the issues that must be addressed within the framework of the specific thesis.

8 Have a consciousness of the ethical aspects of research and development work.



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E. Estrela, M.A. Soares (2013). Saber Escrever uma Tese e Outros Textos. Dom Quixote.

G. Andrews (2017). How to Write a Master's Dissertation: Outline and Examples. Academic Coaching.

M. Hamid (2013). How to Write a Research Proposal and a Thesis: A Manual for Students and Researchers. Creative.

Assesssment methods and criteria:

Classification Type: Quantitative (0-20)

Evaluation Methodology: Meeting with supervisor; use of online diary; prepare bibliography for theoretical framework; use different type of documents; do research in libraries, archives and in other ways possible and adequate.