Dissertation (Science and Technology Policy) (891N1)

60 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Summer teaching

You will research and to write up a specific topic from the field of Science and Technology Policy. The aim is to enable you to critically survey and identify relevant theories and evidence and then to employ them to assess some aspect of science and technology policy and to explore the relevant implications.


100%: Written assessment (Dissertation)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 600 hours of work. This breaks down into about 600 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 feedback, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let you know of any material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.