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GG4038: DISSERTATION (2015-2016)

Last modified: 25 Mar 2016 11:35


Course Overview

The Honours dissertation provides students with the opportunity to produce a piece of independent and original research on an approved topic.  Advanced level knowledge of a sub-area of the discipline is developed through independent study supervised by a member of academic staff.  This course is compulsory for any students completing an Honours degree in Marine and Coastal Resource Management

 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
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Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Personal research on a specialist subject of the student's choice.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • BSc Mar & Coastal Res Man't (Honours)
  • Non-Graduating Student in Science Iss

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Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: 9,000-12,000 words dissertation (100%). Resit: Apply to Head of School. Only in exceptional circumstances may students be permitted to resubmit a dissertation.

Formative Assessment

The dissertation supervision process provides continual formative assessment.

Feedback

Students receive individual, written feedback (using standard comments sheets) on their dissertation from two members of staff who have marked the thesis independently. Marks and comments sheets are made available after the June external exam board.

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