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Postgraduate Course: Supervised Reading Course (CMSE11123)

Course Outline
SchoolBusiness School CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) Credits25
Home subject areaCommon Courses (Management School) Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe course provides an opportunity for students registered for any of the research degree programmes within the Business School to pursue supervised reading on a topic relevant to the overall aims of that programme.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?No
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2011/12 Semester 2, Available to all students (SV1) WebCT enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Location Activity Description Weeks Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
No Classes have been defined for this Course
First Class First class information not currently available
No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
After completing this unit a student will have gained an in-depth advanced knowledge of a particular subject and will be able to critically evaluate the literature in the field.
Assessment Information
A written report of not less than 5000 words and 250 hours of average student work. The written assignment may involve a refined version of the research proposal including background to study, research objectives, suggested methodology, and first draft of detailed literature review. Content and structure of the reading assignment may vary from this with the supervisor&ęs agreement.
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus The topics will be decided in discussion between the student's supervisor and the student. If a student intends to pursue a PhD, the topics may inform the intended research area of the doctoral thesis. If a student does not intend to pursue a PhD the topics relate to other research the student may intend to pursue. Teaching is on a one-to-one basis with the research supervisor supported by auditing a course from the Masters (MBA/MSc) programme.
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list To be determined by the supervisor.
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Neil Pollock
Tel: (0131 6)51 1489
Email: Neil.Pollock@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Christine Proudfoot
Tel: (0131 6)50 4317
Email: Christine.Proudfoot@ed.ac.uk
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