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EC959: Dissertation (Economics MSc Programme)

  • Stefano Caria

    Module Leader
  • Alexander Karalis Isaac

    Module Lecturer
  • Christopher Roth

    Module Lecturer
  • Gianna Boero

    Module Lecturer
  • James Fenske

    Module Lecturer
  • Jennifer Smith

    Module Lecturer
  • Lory Barile

    Module Lecturer
  • Wiji Arulampalam

    Module Lecturer
36 CATS - Department of Economics
Summer Module
Spring Module

Principal Aims

EC959-36 Dissertation

Principal Learning Outcomes

"Subject knowledge and understanding . . . Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the topic of the dissertation The teaching and learning methods that enable students to achieve this learning outcome are: Guided reading, supervision and individual study The summative assessment methods that measure the achievement of this learning outcome are: Dissertation assessment"

"Cognitive Skills . . . Define a feasible project allowing for time and resource constraints The teaching and learning methods that enable students to achieve this learning outcome are: Guided reading, supervision and individual study The summative assessment methods that measure the achievement of this learning outcome are: Dissertation assessment"

"Cognitive Skills . . .Develop an adequate research methodology and be able to formulate and test concepts and hypotheses The teaching and learning methods that enable students to achieve this learning outcome are: Guided reading, supervision and individual study The summative assessment methods that measure the achievement of this learning outcome are: Dissertation assessment"

"Key Skills . . . Make optimal use of library resources The teaching and learning methods that enable students to achieve this learning outcome are: Guided reading, supervision and individual study The summative assessment methods that measure the achievement of this learning outcome are: Dissertation assessment"

"Key Skills . . . Access databases, understand their uses and limitations, and extract relevant data The teaching and learning methods that enable students to achieve this learning outcome are: Supervision and individual study The summative assessment methods that measure the achievement of this learning outcome are: Dissertation assessment"

"Professional skills: . . . Work without the need for continuous supervision The teaching and learning methods that enable students to achieve this learning outcome are: Guided reading and individual study The summative assessment methods that measure the achievement of this learning outcome are: Dissertation assessment"

Syllabus

The topic of the dissertation will be agreed in conjunction with the Director of Postgraduate Taught Programmes in Economics plus the allocated dissertation supervisor.

Context

Core Module
L1P7 - Year 1, L1P6 - Year 1

Assessment

Assessment Method
Coursework (100%)
Coursework Details
Coursework (20%) , 8000 word Final Dissertation (80%)
Exam Timing
N/A

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