This information is for the 2018/19 session.
Dr Eleanor Knott COL7.08
This course is compulsory on the MSc in Social Research Methods. This course is not available as an outside option.
Students are required to write a 10,000 word dissertation. The dissertation is based on an empirical investigation of an issue relevant to the programme content and on a topic within the field covered by their specialist subject and agreed with their supervisor.
A series of 3-4 dissertation seminars during MT and LT. The seminars cover issues pertinent to writing a dissertation such as reviewing the literature, using secondary quantitative data, and research ethics.
Each student will be required to give a short presentation outlining the subject of his/her dissertation and the proposed argument of the dissertation in a session organised for all students during ST (usually May).
Dissertation (100%, 10000 words) post-summer term.
The 10,000 word dissertation must be submitted via Moodle by 5pm on Thursday August 8th 2019.
Total students 2017/18: 27
Average class size 2017/18: Unavailable
Controlled access 2017/18: No
Value: One Unit