Research Dissertation

Module code: MN7637

The research dissertation consists of the design, conduct and write-up of an original research project in risk, crisis and disaster management.

Its main aim is to provide you with an opportunity to conduct an in-depth and focused study on a subject of your choice. It also provides you with a chance to show the knowledge, skills and competencies gained during the taught elements of the course. This will involve critically examining existing knowledge on your chosen subject to enable you to identify gaps where you can make your own contribution to existing knowledge and theoretical concepts.


  • 8 hours of project supervision
  • 442 hours of guided independent study


  • Essay (100%)