Dissertation in Historical Economic Geography
This information is for the 2020/21 session.
Mr Alex Gibbs
This course is compulsory on the BSc in Economic History and Geography. This course is not available as an outside option nor to General Course students.
The subject of the dissertation should relate broadly to one of the core or optional courses on the BSc Economic History and Geography programme. It must address a topic in historical economic geography.
This course consists of two lectures, the first in week 1 of MT and the second in week 1 of LT. All students also participate in an intensive workshop in week 7 of MT. This provides the opportunity for students to present their dissertation ideas and receive feedback from their peers.
Dissertation (90%, 10000 words) and coursework (5%) in the LT.
Coursework (5%) in the MT.
Dissertation (90%, 10000 words) and dissertation draft (5%) in the LT.
Proposal (5%) in the MT.
The dissertation must not exceed 10,000 words in length. After being marked, the dissertation will not be returned to the candidate.
Important information in response to COVID-19
Please note that during 2020/21 academic year some variation to teaching and learning activities may be required to respond to changes in public health advice and/or to account for the situation of students in attendance on campus and those studying online during the early part of the academic year. For assessment, this may involve changes to mode of delivery and/or the format or weighting of assessments. Changes will only be made if required and students will be notified about any changes to teaching or assessment plans at the earliest opportunity.
Department: Economic History
Total students 2019/20: Unavailable
Average class size 2019/20: Unavailable
Capped 2019/20: No
Value: One Unit
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