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The Dissertation for the MSc People and Environment is a substantial piece of independent research and writing within the field of environmental anthropology. The topic is agreed with the programme coordinator, and it is generally completed during the summer months.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||60 credits (30 ECTS credits)|
This dissertation is based on independent research leading to a 10-12,000 word dissertation. The students will be prepared for this in a separate course entitled ‘Dissertation preparation seminar’. Supervision will also be provided by an appropriate member of staff.
· Demonstrate a grasp of the major anthropological approaches to environmental anthropology.
· Demonstrate a capacity to assess critically these approaches.
· Demonstrate the skills of critical reasoning and argument in an extended piece of writing.
· Conduct independent research and report on it.
100% coursework – 12,000 word thesis.
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