Dissertation

Module code: EN7501

The dissertation provides an opportunity for you to explore in depth a topic of particular interest. You will undertake the project independently, 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.

Topics covered

  • Research ethics
  • The literature review
  • Methods for data collection
  • Analysing quantitative and qualitative data
  • Writing for the dissertation

Learning

  • 5 hours of lectures
  • 8 hours of tutorials
  • 2 hours of project supervision
  • 585 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Dissertation, 15,000 words (100%)