Dissertation - Social Policy and Development
This information is for the 2013/14 session.
Dr Sarabajaya Kumar KSW5.02, Prof Anthony Hall OLD2.28, Prof David Lewis OLD2.25, Dr Muzafferettin Seckinelgin OLD2.57 and Dr Armine Ishkanian OLD2.42
This course is compulsory on the MSc in Social Policy and Development. This course is not available as an outside option.
The 10,000 word dissertation enables students to analyse in greater depth an issue relevant to social policy and development from a government-centred perspective.
Selection of Topic
The area of study is defined by the student, in consultation with their academic adviser. An outline proposal is developed on SA472 in Moodle and discussed with their adviser early in the Lent Term. Guidance is provided in dissertation writing and research skills.
Arrangements for Supervision
The advisor will provide regular supervision and feedback.
Dissertation (100%, 10000 words) in September.
Dissertations should be no more than 10,000 words in length (100% of this unit), excluding the bibliography. The dissertation must be submitted to the Course Administrator on or before 1 September (or if this falls on a weekend, the first weekday after 1 September).
Student performance results
(2009/10 - 2011/12 combined)
|Classification||% of students|
Department: Social Policy
Total students 2012/13: 50
Average class size 2012/13: Unavailable
Value: One Unit