60 credits, Level 7 (Masters)
You will research and write a dissertation, based on primary sources, on a topic relevant to current research in contemporary history.
100%: Written assessment (Dissertation)
Contact hours and workload
This module is approximately 600 hours of work. This breaks down into about 20 hours of contact time and about 580 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.
We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, 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.