The dissertation forms an important part of the assessment of the MSc Programmes, carrying a weighting of four modules i.e. one third of the entire Programme. The dissertation requires a demonstration of ability to carry out an original investigation into an area of interest. As such, the process should reflect skills of formulating research questions, synthesising and analysing data, drawing insights and conclusions, and written communication.
Students will be guided through the dissertation process by a supervisor. To prepare students for the dissertation, you will be required to take the DTC modules in the first and second semesters.
Information about the Dissertation will be provided on the dedicated module area on QM+.
By the end of the module you should:
There is no specific reading list for the dissertation module as reading required will depend on subject matter/topic and methods employed. However, students will be expected to read extensively on their chosen topic and draw on appropriate methods texts as recommended in the two methods modules.
100% Dissertation (15,000 words)