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Unit information: Dissertation (SWDTC) in 2019/20

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Unit name Dissertation (SWDTC)
Unit code POLIM0010
Credit points 60
Level of study M/7
Teaching block(s) Academic Year (weeks 1 - 52)
Unit director Ms. Surridge
Open unit status Not open
Pre-requisites

n/a

Co-requisites

n/a

School/department School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies
Faculty Faculty of Social Sciences and Law

Description

The dissertation is an opportunity to carry out independent study, enabling the student to select a field of inquiry relevant to social work and to carry out research in depth over a sustained period. Student learning is supported by regular individual supervision sessions, though the expectation is that the dissertation is primarily an individual piece of work.

Intended learning outcomes

As agreed with supervisor.

Teaching details

Independent study

Assessment Details

10,000 to 15,000 word dissertation

Reading and References

As necessary for the field of inquiry.

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