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DR554N: DISSERTATION (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

20,000 word dissertation written on a topic related to the student's taught Master's programme and agreed to by the supervisor and the programme co-ordinator.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Ken Jeffrey

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Students are expected to produce a dissertation of 20,000 words. The dissertation should be written on a topic related to the student's taught Master's programme and be agreed to by the supervisor. Students should learn to: identify an area of research and formulate appropriate questions; work independently within the given time frame; deliver a coherent thesis accompanied by an appropriate academic apparatus.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

The dissertation (20,000 words) is to be submitted by the due date (normally 31 August) and is marked by two examiners.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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