To provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to autonomously investigate and carry out novel research in their chosen area of economics, at PhD level.
Principal Learning Outcomes
The demonstration of advanced competence in: formulating a valid research question; conducting an empirical investigation; analysing and interpreting results; writing up findings to a standard suitable for publication; and presentation of these findings to an academic committee.
- Pre or Co-requisites
- MRes year one and two field option modules in MRes year two. Students must pass the chosen field option modules before dissertation submission.
- Assessment Method
- Coursework (100%)
- Coursework Details
- Max 20,000 word dissertation and a presentation of this to an academic committee.
- Exam Timing