This information is for the 2021/22 session.
Dr Jonathan Parry, Prof Roman Frigg, Dr Kaitlyn Vredenburgh and Dr Campbell Brown
This course is compulsory on the MSc in Economics and Philosophy, MSc in Philosophy and Public Policy, MSc in Philosophy of Science and MSc in Philosophy of the Social Sciences. This course is not available as an outside option.
Students are required to write a 10,000-word dissertation (7,000 for MSc Economics and Philosophy) on a topic within the field covered by their course of study and approved by the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method.
Dissertation (100%, 10000 words) post-summer term.
The course is assessed 100% by Dissertation. Dissertations must be submitted on a specified date in August in the academic year registered. (Part-time students are required to submit their dissertations in the August of their second year of part-time registration). All details are given in the Departmental Programme Handbook.
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Student performance results
(2017/18 - 2019/20 combined)
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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.
Department: Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Total students 2020/21: 95
Average class size 2020/21: Unavailable
Controlled access 2020/21: No
Value: One Unit
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