Programme Handbook

Programme Handbook - School of English Literature, Language...

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School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics www.ncl.ac.uk/elll Programme Handbook 2010-2011 MA in English Language and Linguistics
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2 Contents 1 Preface 4 2 Basic information 6 2.1 Dates 6 2.2 Key Staff 6 2.3 Linguistics Staff 7 2.3.1 Programme Directors 8 2.3.2 Other Linguistics Staff 9 2.4 Registration, Induction and Module Sign-up 11 2.5 Things to do now 12 2.6 Module Selection 14 2.7 Communication 14 2.8 Centres and Societies 15 2.8.1 CRiLLS 15 2.8.2 Linguistics Society 16 2.8.3 Other Newcastle University societies 17 3 The MA Programme 18 3.1 General requirements 18 3.1.1 Required modules and degree structure 18 3.2 Modules offered 2010-2011 19 3.3 Additional information on module registration 21 3.3.1 Module selection 21 3.3.2 Co- and pre-requisite modules 22 3.3.3 Taking modules from other schools; auditing modules 22 3.3.4 Your time 23 3.4 Assessment 23 3.4.1 Your writing 23 3.4.2 Submission of work 26 3.4.3 Evaluation of your work 28 4 Module Descriptions 30 4.1 Required research training modules 30 4.2 Linguistics module descriptions 30 4.3 Upper-level undergraduate linguistics modules 37 4.4 Extra-School modules 38 4.4.1 School of Modern Languages 38 4.4.2 School of Education, Communication and 39
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3 Language Sciences 4.4.3 Career development modules 39 5 The MA dissertation 40 5.1 Overview 40 5.2 Stages 40 5.3 Submission of the dissertation 43 6 Additional Information 44 6.1 Attendance and progress 44 6.2 Attendance Monitoring 44 6.3 Personal tutors 44 6.4 Student representatives 45 6.5 Giving feedback 45 6.6 Student Conduct and Discipline 46 6.7 Student Charter 46 6.8 Method of degree classification 46 6.9 Congregations 46 7 Other information 47 7.1 The Percy Building 47 7.2 School and University Resources 47 7.3 School activities 49 7.4 Safety policy and security 50 7.5 Student services 50 7.6 Equal opportunities 51 7.7 Careers 51 Appendices 53 1 Module registration forms 54-58 2 MA dissertation pointers 59-64 3 Linguistics staff outside the School 65-67
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