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SO5904: DISSERTATION IN SOCIOLOGY (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This is a compulsory element on the MSc Sociology programme.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Luisa Gandolfo

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 who meet the necessary requirements proceed to the dissertation. Students identify an appropriate dissertation topic in consultation with the programme co-ordinator. The dissertation is especially designed to extend an interest which students develop throughout the programme, particularly whilst undertaking the specialist and elective courses in the second semester, and to have experience in formulating, designing and conducting their own social science research investigation. The dissertation can also be library-based around conceptual and theoretical issues.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MSc Sociology

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown

None.

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Summative Assessments

10—12 thousand word dissertation worth 100% of the total assessment

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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