MG498E Half Unit
Dissertation/Capstone Project (modular)
This information is for the 2020/21 session.
This course is compulsory on the Executive Global MSc in Management. This course is not available as an outside option.
This course consists of a project which will be undertaken throughout the second year of the degree. Students will choose between an academic dissertation or a capstone project. The academic dissertation will explore a question that is grounded in academic theory and literature. The capstone project will explore a business idea or venture. In both projects, students will collect original data relevant to their research question or business idea and must analyse the data, discuss limitations, and draw conclusions.
Students are required to participate in 20 hours of scheduled seminar sessions from module 3 onwards which will provide guidance and support in developing their dissertation or capstone project. Students will be allocated a faculty advisor who will support and guide them. The course will run throughout the year.
Students will be required to agree their dissertation/capstone topic with a faculty advisor and provide a plan which they will receive feedback on.
Relevant reading will be provided by academic advisors.
Dissertation (100%, 6000 words).
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.
Total students 2019/20: Unavailable
Average class size 2019/20: Unavailable
Controlled access 2019/20: No
Value: Half Unit