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Department for Health, Unit Catalogue 2011/12

HL50088: Dissertation - masters programme

Click here for further information Credits: 30
Click here for further information Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Click here for further information Period: Modular (no specific semester)
Click here for further information Assessment: DS90OR10
Click here for further information Supplementary Assessment: Supplementary assessment information not currently available (this will be added shortly)
Click here for further information Requisites:
Click here for further information Description: Aims:
To enable students to conduct a piece of independent research and to present their findings as a dissertation.

Learning Outcomes:
After completion of the dissertation the student will be able to:
1. Design a piece of independent study (Knowledge and understanding, professional practical skill)
2. Follow the process for obtaining ethical approval for research work (professional practical skill)
3. Collect data using appropriate tools and methodologies (knowledge and understanding)
4. Critically analyse data and draw appropriate conclusions/recommendations from these data (intellectual skill)
5. Critically evaluate the literature associated with a given research topic (intellectual skill)
6. Present information in an appropriate format. (personal transferable skill).

See above.

The student will undertake a piece of work which will entail the following stages:
* Project Design
* Ethics Committee Approval
* Instrument/experimental design and piloting
* Data Collection
* Data Analysis
* Preparation of Conclusions
* Presentation of completed dissertation.
Click here for further informationProgramme availability:

HL50088 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department for Health
  • THHL-ADM14 : MSc Research in Health Practice (Distance Learning)

NB. Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.