60 Credits GRADUATE YEAR



Aims/Description: The Dissertation-without-Placement module involves a supervised research project, carried out either independently or as an attachment to a wider University of Sheffield  research project. The dissertation is supported by lectures and one-to-one supervision. Students make a detailed analysis of an issue, topic or problem agreed with their dissertation supervisor and attachment mentor (who are often the same person), develop a research proposal, carry out research and produce a Masters dissertation. While most students on the International Development Masters programmes undertake their dissertation while on placement with a development-related organisation, GEO6810 is designed for students who have a particular interest in academic research and/or do not wish to undertake a placement. The module provides valuable experience of academic research and fosters independent research skills.

Restrictions on availability: Only availablr to students on Geography International Development programmes

Staff Contact: BRYANT MARGUERITE E
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Project work

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