60 Credits GRADUATE YEAR


Pre-requisites: Satisfactory performance in the other parts of the MSc programme


Aims/Description: The dissertation is an extensive study giving the student the opportunity to synthesise theoretical knowledge with practical skills and giving experience of the phases of a relatively large piece of work: planning to a deadline; researching background information; acquisition and validation of data; problem specification; the carrying through of relevant analyses; and reporting, both at length through the dissertation and in summary, through, for example, a poster display. Most dissertations involve the investigation of a data set, entailing both a description of the relevant background and a report on the data analysis.

Staff Contact: BUCK CAITLIN E
Teaching Methods: Independent Study,
Assessment: Project work

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