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AR50477: Dissertation

[Page last updated: 04 August 2021]

Academic Year: 2021/2
Owning Department/School: Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering
Credits: 30 [equivalent to 60 CATS credits]
Notional Study Hours: 600
Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Dissertation period
Assessment Summary: DS 100%
Assessment Detail:
  • Dissertation (DS 100%)
Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Synopsis: Conduct fundamental or applied research into a topic relevant to your MSc course. This will be supervised by one of our academic experts in the field and supported by other staff as appropriate.

Learning Outcomes: Conduct independent research into a topic relevant to your field of study

Critically evaluate the research approach and outcomes of your research

Effectively communicate the outcomes of your research.

Content: The dissertation should demonstrate originality, insight and critical analysis on a topic relating to your course.

Programme availability:

AR50477 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering


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