Module title: Dissertation (Work-based) (GA)

SCQF level: 10:
SCQF credit value: 60.00
ECTS credit value: 30

Module code: BSV10401
Module leader: Mark Deakin
School School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Building and Surveying
Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added


Description of module content:

Introduction to Research and the Dissertation;
Selection of Dissertation topic, aims, objectives and hypothesis;
Selecting your topic area and outlining the research problem;
Literature and Information Sources;
Literature Review - What it is and how to do it;
Research Methodology, Research Method and Research Design;
Data and Principles of Data Collection;
Preparing the Dissertation Proposal;
Data Collection - Instruments and Tools;
Data Presentation and Data Analysis;
Writing a Dissertation and Referencing.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: demonstrate the ability to initiate, organise and complete a rigorous academic exercise;
LO2: investigate a topic of study in depth through research;
LO3: demonstrate abilities in the analysis, synthesis, planning and communication of knowledge.

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