Core Module Information
Module title: Dissertation

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 60.00
ECTS credit value: 30

Module code: BSV11720
Module leader: Ahmed Mohamed
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Built Environment


Description of module content:

The module shall examine what research is, the type of research that can be undertaken to develop a dissertation proposal and carry out a review of the literature, which is available on the subject. It shall also examine how to advance a methodology to research the subject and set out the results of this investigation. It shall also reflect on how to interpret the findings of this investigation and analyse the outcomes as part of a critical synthesis.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: develop a dissertation proposal
LO2: Critically review the literature on a given subject
LO3: advance a methodology to conduct the research
LO4: set out the results
LO5: interpret the findings and analyse the outcomes
LO6: Develop a critical synthesis of the material

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