Dissertation

Module code: MD7526

This module is designed to guide you through planning, conducting and writing a dissertation project.  We have designed the module materials to allow you to study at your own pace but with a structure to enable you to meet time lines to ensure the dissertation is completed on time.

The dissertation provides the opportunity for you to complete a project with academic supervision and to demonstrate the knowledge and experience acquired during your taught modules. 

Topics covered

  • Completion of  a supervised research project, applying the knowledge from taught modules  
  • A 12000 - 15,000 word written dissertation
  • A focused literature review
  • Defining an answerable research question
  • Selection of appropriate methods of enquiry
  • Explanation of the need for ethical and governance approval
  • Demonstration of a rigorous and organised approach to data collection
  • Interpretation and critical appraisal of the data collected
  • Interpretation of new findings in the context of existing literature
  • Recommendations for application of findings, implications for practice and topics for further research 
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