Core Module Information
Module title: MSc Dissertation

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

Module code: CTR11111
Module leader: Aamir Khokhar
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Built Environment
Prerequisites

N/A

Description of module content:

Research Theory and Experimentation: research hypothesis, research design, experimentation and data gathering, hypothesis testing and data analysis

Research Presentation: abstracts, synopses, documentation, writing, referencing and presentation



Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1. demonstrate a critical and theoretical understanding of research methods;
LO2. demonstrate an analytical, numerical and experimental approach to the undertaking of a research Investigation;
LO3.demonstrate creativity, imagination and initiative in the treatment of numerical and experimental data;
LO4.prepare and submit a research dissertation setting out the findings of their research investigation.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
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Occurrence: 004
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Aamir Khokhar
Module Organiser:


Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Tutorial 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 588
Total Study Hours600
Expected Total Study Hours for Module600


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Dissertation 70 1,2,3, 4 13 , WORDS= 20.000
Oral Assessment 30 1,2,3 13 HOURS= 01.00
Component 1 subtotal: 0
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 0
2023/4, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
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Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Aamir Khokhar
Module Organiser:


Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Tutorial 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 588
Total Study Hours600
Expected Total Study Hours for Module600


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Dissertation 70 1,2,3,4 13 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 20000
Oral Assessment 30 1,2,3 13 HOURS= 01.00
Component 1 subtotal: 70
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 70
2023/4, Trimester 3, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
VIEW FULL DETAILS
Occurrence: 003
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Aamir Khokhar
Module Organiser:


Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Tutorial 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 588
Total Study Hours600
Expected Total Study Hours for Module600


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 100 1,2,3,4 13 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 20000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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