MSc in Culture and Society Dissertation
This information is for the 2019/20 session.
Dr Donald 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.
6 hours of seminars in the LT.
There will be three workshops during MT for ALL MSc students based in the Sociology department. These will be 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
Reading Weeks: Students on this course will have a reading week in LT Week 6, in line with departmental policy.
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 Sociology Hub, STC.S116, no later than 4.00pm on Thursday 20th of August 2020. An additional electronic copy to be uploaded to Moodle no later than 4.00pm on the same day.
Both hard copies and electronic copies must be submitted on time to avoid any late submission penalties.
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.
Attendance at all classes and submission of all set coursework is required.
Student performance results
(2015/16 - 2017/18 combined)
|Classification||% of students|
Total students 2018/19: 20
Average class size 2018/19: 10
Controlled access 2018/19: No
Value: One Unit
Personal development skills
- Team working
- Problem solving
- Application of information skills