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LS5910: DISSERTATION (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

Between May and mid-August students prepare a 10,000 word dissertation on a topic of their choice related to their specialist LLM programme. Students are instructed through the delivery of a preparatory lecture, two supervisory meetings and a programme specific support session. Students are expected to spend considerable time on independent research throughout the course of the dissertation module, including; preparation of dissertation plan, amendment of plan in accordance with supervisory comments, preparation for the support session, and, of course, in the final 10,000 word dissertation itself.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Andrew Simpson

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?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Students will be instructed through the delivery of a preparatory lecture, two supervisory meetings and a programme specific support session. Students will also be expected to spend considerable time on independent research throughout the course of the dissertation module (including preparation of dissertation plan, amendment of plan in line with supervisory comments, preparation for the programme specific support session and, of course, in the final 10000 word dissertation itself).

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Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

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Summative Assessments

Assessment  1 x 10,000 Masters Dissertation (worth 100%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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