- Module code: EC959
- Module name: Dissertation (Economics MSc Programme)
- Department: Economics
- Credit: 36
Module content and teaching
To encourage students to pose an interesting research question; to find the correct methods for analysing the question, including development of theoretical models and/or analysis of data where appropriate; to write up their results independently, without the need for continuous supervision.
Principal learning outcomes
By the end of the module the student should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the topic of the dissertation; define a feasible project allowing for time and resource constraints; develop an adequate research methodology and be able to formulate and test concepts and hypotheses; make optimal use of library resources; access databases, understand their uses and limitations, and extract relevant data; work without the need for continuous supervision.
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|36 CATS (Module code: EC959-36)|
|A (Assessed work only)||Dissertation proposal||20%|
This module is available on the following courses:
- Postgraduate Taught Economics (L1P6) - Year 1
- Postgraduate Taught Economics and International Financial Economics (L1P7) - Year 1