EGMP08D - Dissertation

Semester

Summer

Level

11

Credit value

60

Module Co-ordinator

TBA

Assessment

100% final written dissertation

Objectives

To enable students to apply what they have learned in the taught programme to a topic of their own choice, in a dissertation of up to 50 pages.

The dissertation is an opportunity to plan and produce a piece of independent research and to use many of the analytical and other skills developed over the programme.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding of how to:

  • identify an issue around which to construct and defend an argument
  • identify and use effectively the methods appropriate for addressing the chosen issue
  • plan a programme of work over an extended period
  • select and organise material in a coherent analytical way to address the chosen issue.

Introductory reading

Reading will be specific to the topic chosen.

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