Sustainability Dissertation 2
Continue to develop your dissertation into a key area of sustainability theory. Emphasise the themes and sub-themes that you uncover through your research. Frame a hypothesis and argue your point. Incorporate primary and secondary research sources.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- assess and prioritise research themes or sub-themes and approaches
- argue and hypothesise the research problem
- assemble, hypothesise, revise, produce and communicate the findings of the research.
- Framing a substantial original research project that is appropriate in scope and scale, including explicit research question(s)
- Developing an in-depth, critical understanding of a topic
- Backgrounding a project with conceptual development and literature analysis
- Conducting primary research (new knowledge) and secondary research (derived/desk-top/text-based)
- Research methods for qualitative and quantitative research
- Writing up research findings into a dissertation
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:
- Software requirements - Access to the Internet
- Other requirements - - Provide an email address - Must be enrolled in OM-ENVCLM Masters of Environment and Climate Emergency (OpenUnis)
This subject was previously known as Advanced Individual Project 2.
Further development of project determined in consultation with supervisor(s) relating to the student’s field of specialisation.
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- Dissertation (80%)
- Presentation of dissertation (20%)
Current study term: 29 Aug 21 to 28 Nov 21
Textbooks are not required.