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DR502G: DISSERTATION (2021-2022)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:05


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 Full Year Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr K.S. Jeffrey
  • Dr Katherine Hockey

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

  • Divinity And Religious Studies (DR)
  • 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 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.


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 9, 12, 18, 29

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Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Project Report/Dissertation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

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