|Semester 1 Credit Value:||20|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||20|
The Management Studies Dissertation gives students the opportunity to display their ability to apply elements of the management degree progrmame to a specific topic of their own choosing, to display their grasp of all the relevant issues surrounding that topic, and to demonstrate their enthusiasm and interest for that topic. The module aims to enable students to:
1. Conduct and report a small scale empirical and/or theoretical study of a management topic.
2. To further develop students' understanding of research methods.
Students attend 3 lectures, 7 seminars and 1:1 tutorials, and receive up to four hours of personal supervision from their dissertation supervisor.
|Category||Activity||Number||Length||Student Hours||Academic Staff Contact Hours||Comment|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||185:00||185:00||0:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||3||1:00||3:00||3:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||100:00||100:00||0:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||7||1:00||7:00||7:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Dissertation/project related supervision||4||1:00||4:00||4:00||Personal Dissertation supervision from Dissertation supervisor.|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Dissertation/project related supervision||2||0:30||1:00||1:00||Individual tutorials.|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||100:00||100:00||0:00||N/A|
The dissertation is the written evidence of the students ability to conduct and report an in-depth management investigation.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Essay||1||M||25||2,500 word essay in Semester 1.|
|Dissertation||2||M||75||10,000 word dissertation.|
The dissertation is the written evidence of the students ability to conduct and report an in-depth management investigation. Students will be required to complete a 2,500 word essay in Semester 1 that:
a)critically analyses one or more past dissertations to identify the strengths and weaknesses of it/them overall but with an emphasis on research methods.
b)to apply this analysis to their original dissertation proposal.
c)to provide a revised, brief proposal that will enable us to provide a better match between topic and supervisor.
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