CSC8407 : Project & Dissertation in E-Business
- Offered for Year: 2019/20
- Module Leader(s): Dr John Colquhoun
- Owning School: Computing
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 3 Credit Value:||60|
To provide the opportunity for students to undertake independent research in which they apply appropriate tools of analysis.
Students will conduct and report a small scale empirical or theoretical study of an e-business and information systems related topic. It also aims to develop students’ understanding of research methods and provide them the opportunity to work independently.
Outline Of Syllabus
Potential dissertation topics will be provided to students among which they would be able to select the one they are mostly interested in. Students will be given the opportunity to suggest topics, after consultation with the module leader.
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||62||5:00||310:00||Writing dissertation|
|Guided Independent Study||Project work||95||3:00||285:00||Undertaking project|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Dissertation/project related supervision||5||1:00||5:00||Supervisor meetings|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Students spend time with a supervisor for their project. Further practical work takes place during the private study hours.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Dissertation||3||M||100||Max 12,000 words|
Zero Weighted Pass/Fail Assessments
|Prof skill assessmnt||M||Ethics Form|
|Design/Creative proj||M||Demonstration of software or presentation of research findings|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
An in-depth written report allows the student to demonstrate his/her ability to undertake independent research.