Module code: GY7029

This module is an exciting opportunity for you to undertake a research project, examining in depth a topic of particular relevance to your interests and work. You will formulate a research proposal with clear aims and objectives, constructing, implementing and completing an independent programme of research. You will gather different types of data unsupervised – field data, or secondary data, and will critically analyse your findings, gathering them in the form of a report. Throughout your project, you will have frequent meetings with your project supervisor, who will help you to guide your research, as well as provide you with other support related to your project.


  • 14 hours of lectures
  • 6 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 10 hours of project supervision
  • 570 hours of guided independent study


  • Dissertation proposal (5%)
  • Dissertation (95%)