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Unit information: Dissertation in 2015/16

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Unit name Dissertation
Unit code ECONM1018
Credit points 60
Level of study M/7
Teaching block(s) Academic Year (weeks 1 - 52)
Unit director Dr. Humphrey Bourne
Open unit status Not open
Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

School/department School of Economics, Finance and Management
Faculty Faculty of Social Sciences and Law

Description

A 60 credit point unit - a project-based dissertation of up to 15,000 words. A choice of dissertation subject areas is provided and students choose their specific topic from one of these broader areas. Many of the dissertations are literature-based and students are expected to acquire and use literature search skills using a range of electronic and traditional sources.

Intended learning outcomes

Many of the dissertations are literature-based and students are expected to acquire and use literature search skills using a range of electronic and traditional sources.

Teaching details

Supervision from an allocated dissertation supervisor - plus a research methods course to assist with technics to be used in the production of the work. A helpdesk is available to students on a drop-in basis.

Assessment Details

A project-based dissertation of up to 15,000 words.

Reading and References

Differs by project - allocated by individual supervisor.

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