Dissertation (Applied Health Research)

Module code: MD7430

Your dissertation lets you demonstrate your understanding of healthcare in a research context.  You’ll identify a topic of particular interest, and then investigate a specific research question and propose novel approaches for further research. This involves carrying out independent research in an ethical and professional way. This module will develop your research and transferable skills, from data collection, problem solving and research management to presentation and communications skills.

Learning

  • 20 hours of tutorials
  • 300 hours of fieldwork
  • 880 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Dissertation proposal, 2,000 words (10%)
  • Written dissertation, 15,000 - 20,000 words (70%)
  • Viva (20%)