Procedure for Approving Dissertation Topics and Dissertations: Dissertation Defense: The final examination is an oral defense of the thesis, which is open to the public. Filing of the Dissertation: Once accepted by the committee, the original unbound copy of the thesis is to be filed with the Dean of the Graduate School, while a second copy is to be kept in the office of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.
The oral defense noramlly takes an hour and will take the following form: Presentation by candidate. For the rules, regulations and specifications concerning the dissertation format, please refer to the brochure entitled "Thesis and Dissertation Style Guide" available from the Graduate School.
Where you are undertaking a work placement the topic of the dissertation may to an area of activity in the work environment that is relevant to the content of a taught module (for example: translation, terminology, information management).
A critical analysis of any aspect, theoretical or applied, related to the discipline of translation studies, informed by theoretical models.
Ma Translation Dissertation