LBS8020 : Dissertation
- Offered for Year: 2019/20
- Module Leader(s): Dr Rama Kanungo
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: London
|Semester 3 Credit Value:||60|
To provide the opportunity for students to undertake an independent research project in which they apply the academic skills acquired during the year and appropriate tools of analysis.
The title is agreed between them and a member of the academic staff, based on general topics proposed by staff. Students are given a structure regarding their MSc via supervisory meetings throughout the academic year. These meetings are for the MSc supervisor to tutor the student, offer guidance and monitor progress.
Outline Of Syllabus
The dissertation is a major piece of work which will enable students to apply the knowledge and skills developed during the taught element of the degree programme to their chosen research topic. As such their is no set syllabus for the dissertation module.
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Dissertation/project related supervision||5||1:00||5:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||595:00||595:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Research Methods will underpin the dissertation, the dissertation is therefore an independent piece of work that will be monitored through the tutorial system.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Dissertation||3||M||100||12000 words maximum.|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
An in-depth written report allows the student to demonstrate his/ her ability to undertake independent research.