This page is for the academic year 2021-22. The current handbook year is 2022-23No such Code for pgprog: N2K507
Department: Management and Marketing
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Excluded Combination of Modules
- To provide students with the opportunity to analyse a practical, relevant management issue in some depth, demonstrating a critical understanding of the relevant theory and its applications.
- The dissertation should be theoretically underpinned and should normally involve undertaking empirical research, but may be a critical essay that draws upon academic literature.
- Students select a topic for their dissertation, which is approved by the Board of Examiners. The topic should involve the analysis of a relevant management issue in some depth, demonstrating a critical understanding of the relevant theory and its applications.
- To have developed a critical understanding of a relevant management issue and the most appropriate techniques of analysis.
- To have developed advanced skills of research, critical analysis and scholarly expression in a chosen management topic.
- To have developed advanced skills of research, critical analysis and scholarly expression.
Modes of Teaching, Learning and Assessment and how these contribute to
the learning outcomes of the module
- Each student is allocated a supervisor to provide support throughout the dissertation phase, assisting with any queries and providing advice where appropriate. Supervision is normally provided at a distance and may be conducted by email, telephone, post or fax.
Teaching Methods and Learning Hours
|Research, Preparation and Writing
||Component Weighting: 100%
||Length / duration
||15,000 words (maximum)
Students receive feedback on a draft chapter.
■ Attendance at all activities marked with this symbol will be monitored. Students who fail to attend these activities, or to complete the summative or formative assessment specified above, will be subject to the procedures defined in the University's General Regulation V, and may be required to leave the University