Dissertation (Climate Change, Development and Policy) (856F8)
45 credits, Level 7 (Masters)
In this module, you identify and develop a research question within the field of the programme of study and demonstrate the ability to execute a sustained programme of original research.
You will show in-depth understanding of a major theme or argument in the chosen subject, including an independent critical engagement with the topic chosen.
Teaching and assessment
We’re currently reviewing teaching and assessment of our modules in light of the COVID-19 situation. We’ll publish the latest information as soon as possible.
Contact hours and workload
This module is approximately 45 hours of work. This breaks down into about 5 hours of contact time and about 40 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.
This module is running in the academic year 2020/21. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. However, there may be changes to this module in response to COVID-19, or due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
It may not be possible to take some module combinations due to timetabling constraints. The structure of some courses means that the modules you choose first may determine whether later modules are core or optional.