The Dissertation electives provide an opportunity for students to conduct supervised research on a topic chosen in discussion with their supervisor. Successful completion of the Dissertation to a high standard is intended to provide students with the experience necessary to enter into a research degree. During the second semester, the student will complete the research and dissertation under the direction of the supervisor.
1 hour per week or equivalent being individual supervision and some group meetings if relevant.
12,000 - 15,000 word dissertation to be examined by two internal examiners (100%).