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EC9B4 - MRes Dissertation

  • Module code: EC9B4
  • Module name: MRes Dissertation
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 60

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

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.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
60 CATS (Module code: EC9B4-60)
A (Assessed work only) 20,000 word dissertation 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • in Economics (Master of Research) (L1PJ) - Year 2
  • in Economics (Master of Research plus PhD) (L1PL) - Year 2
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