Developing Dissertation Skills

Module code: EN7250

This module aims to help you prepare and develop skills relevant for your MA dissertation. It will enable you to advance your research, writing, and oral skills in relation to designing and developing independent research projects. You'll be assisted in forming a dissertation topic, planning data collection, applying for ethical approval, and presenting early results of your independent projects in front of other students and staff.


  • 4 hours of seminars
  • 6 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 140 hours of guided independent study


  • Dissertation proposal, 1,000 words (30%)
  • Dissertation presentation, 2,000 words (70%)