Module code: ED7500

Your dissertation provides an exciting opportunity for you to explore a topic of particular interest in great depth. You will undertake the project independently, reviewing and evaluating literature relevant to your chosen topic, collecting and analysing data using appropriate methods – but support will be provided by a designated tutor and you will be given a comprehensive introduction to the research methodologies and skills that are needed to undertake, evaluate, and present a dissertation.


  • 6 hours of tutorials
  • 40 hours of fieldwork
  • 554 hours of guided independent study


  • Dissertation, 15,000-20,000 words (100%)