Core Module Information
Module title: Dissertation

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 40.00
ECTS credit value: 20

Module code: TBS11130
Module leader: Moira Hughes
School The Business School
Subject area group: Generic - Business School


Description of module content:

Research methodologies, critically reviewing literature, research design and ethics, data collection methods (qualitative, quantitative and mixed), analysis methods, research writing and dissemination. Individual research, production of a dissertation, reflection on work undertaken.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: select and critically review relevant literature
LO2: formulate a research problem and select a suitable approach to the study of that problem
LO3: collect appropriate data, analyse that data and construct conclusions.
LO4: Communicate research by producing a dissertation.
LO5: critically reflect on the work of the dissertation and demonstrate learning.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2022/3, Trimester 3, FACE-TO-FACE,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Moira Hughes
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Project Supervision 6
Independent Learning Guided independent study 394
Total Study Hours400
Expected Total Study Hours for Module400

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Dissertation 100 1-5 13 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 15000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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