Early Modern Exchanges
Wednesday 4 December 2013, 4.30pm, Roberts Building Room 309
Literary Geographies and Roaming Relics
Jaime Goodrich (Wayne State University), Mapping the Literary Geography of Early Modern English Benedictine Convents
Kelly (Durham), Roaming Relics: English Women Religious and Identity
Formation in Counter-Reformation Europe
Wednesday 11th December 2013, 2 - 4pm, Foster Court 307, SELCS Common Room
Borderlands: From the California Missions to Manila Ivories
Ana Ruiz Guiterrez (University of Granada), Manila Ivories and Transnational Exchanges
Miguel Sorroche Cuerva (University of Granada), Building Frontiers in the Californian Missions
**These talks will be in Spanish**
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All assessed work at MA level is double marked by two members of staff. In addition, an external examiner reviews the marking process and scrutinizes a selection of assessed coursework and dissertations. The Board of Examiners meets in late October or early November to decide the final awards.
Submissions deadlines for assessed work and means of submission will vary slightly
across different departments, so please check with the relevant course
tutor or postgraduate administrator to see when your coursework essays
are due. The Early Modern
Studies programme follows the deadlines set
in the School of European Languages, Cultures and Society.
details of marking criteria, penalties for late submission and the
scheme of award.
- SELCS Coursework Submissions Deadlines
- SELCS Marking Criteria
- MARS Marking Criteria
- Penalties for Going Over Word Count
- Penalties for Late Submission of Coursework
Scheme of Award
The MA in Early Modern Studies comprises three compulsory elements: the core course Early Modern Exchanges: Methods, Histories, Cultures worth 30 credits, the Dissertation worth 90 credits and optional courses to a total of 60 credits.
Pass: In order to achieve a pass candidates must achieve an overall mark of at least 50% and have achieved a minimum of 50% in the dissertation. The Board of Examiners may allow the possibility of a condoned failure in one or more elements provided that the mark achieved is at least 40%, the element in question is not the dissertation, and the percentage of the condoned failure does not exceed 25% of the total weighting of the elements of assessment.
Merit: the Board of Examiners will award a merit where the
overall mark is 60 or greater, the mark for the dissertation is 65 or greater,
there are no marks below 50 in any component.
Distinction: the Board of Examiners will award a distinction where in addition to meeting the requirement of achieving 50% or above in all elements of the programme at the first attempt, the overall average mark and dissertation are 70% or more.