Dissertation (Climate Change, Development and Policy) (856F8)

45 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Summer teaching

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.


100%: Written assessment (Dissertation)

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, we are constantly looking to improve and enhance our courses. There may be changes to modules in response to student demand or feedback, changes to staff expertise or updates to our curriculum. We may also need to make changes in response to COVID-19. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.