15 Credits ACADEMIC YEAR



Aims/Description: AIMS: to assist students in the identification of, and preparation of a dissertation proposal and to prepare the initial literature search for the chosen dissertation research topic. OBJECTIVES: Students will: become aware of ongoing research in the department; identify and prepare a dissertation proposal; carry out a preliminary literature search in the area of the dissertation research topic; be introduced to the use of social research methods and statistics for information management; start to collect data, compile questionnaires, etc. on the basis of discussions with their supervisor.

Staff Contact: Dr Paul Reilly
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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