MSc in Culture and Society Dissertation
This information is for the 2017/18 session.
Dr Don Slater STC S310
This course is compulsory on the MSc in Culture and Society. This course is not available as an outside option.
This workshop will guide students through the process of conducting an independent dissertation project in the MSc Culture & Society.
1 hour and 30 minutes of seminars in the MT. 1 hour and 30 minutes of seminars in the LT. 1 hour and 30 minutes of seminars in the ST.
There will be two workshops during MT for ALL MSc students based in the Sociology department. These will one taught in conjunction with LSE Life and programme convenors, and aim to provide some basic guidance about planning your dissertation, such as selecting a suitable topic, reviewing the existing literature, devising a research question and designing a research method.’
This is a workshop and has no specific reading list.
Dissertation (100%, 10000 words) in August.
Two hard copies of the dissertation, with submission sheets attached to each, to be handed in to the Administration Office, S116, no later than 16:00 on Thursday 16th of August 2018 if you are a full-time student and in the subsequent year if you are a part-time student. An additional copy to be uploaded to Moodle no later than 18:00 on the same day.
Dissertations may be up to and no more than 10,000 words, must be word-processed and be fully referenced using a recognised citation system.
Total students 2016/17: 30
Average class size 2016/17: 30
Controlled access 2016/17: No
Value: One Unit
Personal development skills
- Team working
- Problem solving
- Application of information skills