Core Module Information
Module title: Masters Dissertation

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

Module code: SOC11101
Module leader: Mouad Lemoudden
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Cyber Security and Systems Engineering

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

Description of module content:

The work for this module comprises the completion of an individual research project. Each student is assigned a personal Supervisor, and an Internal Examiner who monitors progress and feedback, inputs advice, examines the dissertation and takes the lead at the viva. There are two preliminary deliverables prior to the submission of the final dissertation: (1) Project proposal (2) Initial Report including time plan and dissertation outline

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Conduct a literature search using an appropriate range of information sources and produce a critical review of the findings.

LO2: Demonstrate professional competence by sound project management and a) by applying appropriate theoretical and practical computing concepts and techniques to a non-trivial problem, or b) by undertaking an approved project of equivalent standard.

LO3: Show a capacity for self-appraisal by analysing the strengths and weakness of the project outcomes with reference to the initial objectives and to the work of others.

LO4: Provide evidence of the foregoing in the form of a dissertation which complies with the requirements of the School of Computing both in style and content.

LO5: Defend the work orally at a viva voce examination.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment

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SoC MSc Dissertation