Criminal Justice Policy - Long Essay
This information is for the 2020/21 session.
Prof Leo Cheliotis, OLD 2.51
This course is compulsory on the MSc in Criminal Justice Policy. This course is not available as an outside option.
Those taking the course part-time must submit the dissertation in their second year.
The objective is to write an original dissertation on an approved topic in the field. The selection of the topic is a matter primarily for the student, though the approval of the supervisor is needed for topic registration.
4 hours of lectures in the MT. 10 hours of lectures in the LT.
The designated supervisor should discuss the selection of the topic and its title with the student, advise about preliminary reading, methods and broad analytical approach; and comment on the draft version. At their discretion, supervisors may give additional advice and comments
Dissertation (100%, 10000 words).
Dissertations should be no more than 10,000 words in length, excluding notes and appendices and should be typed. Formal titles should be registered with the Course Director in early December.
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: Social Policy
Total students 2019/20: 27
Average class size 2019/20: Unavailable
Controlled access 2019/20: No
Value: One Unit
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