MG417      Half Unit
Extended Essay

This information is for the 2021/22 session.

Teacher responsible

Various (depending on title chosen).


This course is compulsory on the MSc in Economics and Management. This course is not available as an outside option.

Course content

Students will undertake an extended essay which should normally be based on one of the two option courses taken. Students can, with special permission, base this piece of work on one of the compulsory courses.


A supervisor will be allocated to individual students based on the essay title chosen who will provide students with supervision for this piece of work.


Essay (100%, 6000 words) in the ST.

Extended essay of no more than 6,000 words to be submitted the week before Summer Term commences.

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Important information in response to COVID-19

Please note that during 2021/22 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 differing needs of students in attendance on campus and those who might be studying online. For example, this may involve changes to the mode of teaching 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.

Key facts

Department: Management

Total students 2020/21: 31

Average class size 2020/21: Unavailable

Controlled access 2020/21: No

Value: Half Unit

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