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EC4526: ECONOMICS DISSERTATION (2022-2023)

Last modified: 14 Jul 2022 16:25


Course Overview

The dissertation presents students with the opportunity to apply their knowledge and research skills of Economics to an individual piece of research, focusing on a topic which has been chosen by the student and approved by the Dissertation coordinator and Dissertation supervisor. Over the course of the Dissertation, with guidance from the supervisor, the student will study a particular topic, conduct a literature review of relevant material, select appropriate theoretical and/or empirical methods to address the topic and write a final analysis in the form of the Dissertation of up to 10,000 words.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Keith Allen Bender

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

  • Either Programme Level 4 or Programme Level 5
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • One of Economics (EC) (Studied) or Master Of Arts In International Business or Master Of Business In International Business or Master Of Business In International Business With Gaelic or Master Of Business In International Business With French or Master Of Business In International Business With German or Master Of Arts In International Business With Spanish or Master Of Business In International Business With Spanish or Master Of Arts In International Business With Gaelic or Master Of Arts In International Business With French or Master Of Arts In International Business With German or Master Of Arts In International Business With Mandarin or Master Of Business In International Business With Mandarin or Master Of Arts In Philosophy, Politics And Economics

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

There are no explicit rules regarding the subject matter of the dissertation but the topic must be approved by the Course Co-ordinator.


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Meeting during University weeks 8, 10, 12, 14

More Information about Week Numbers


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Project Report/Dissertation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Oral and written feedback from supervisors.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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