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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Economics : Economics

Postgraduate Course: Dissertation (MSc Economics/Economics(Finance)) (ECNM11018)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Economics CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeDissertation AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) Credits60
Home subject areaEconomics Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe dissertation is an extended piece of scholarship in which students have the opportunity to study in depth a topic largely of their own choosing in the feild of economics. It is the component of a master┐s programme which most clearly differentiates it as ┐an advanced degree programme┐, and is the point at which the student progresses from structured coursework to independent study.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements Students should be registered for MSc Economics or MSc Economics (Finance). All other students must email sgpe@ed.ac.uk in advance to request permission.
Additional Costs None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesStudents should be registered for MSc Economics or MSc Economics (Finance). All other students must email sgpe@ed.ac.uk in advance to request permission.
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?Yes
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2013/14 Flexible, Available to all students (SV1) Learn enabled:  No Quota:  None
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Course Start Date 05/08/2013
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 600 ( Lecture Hours 3, Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 2, Formative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 581 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
See Short Description
Assessment Information
Written Dissertation of 8000-10,000 words counts for 100% of the mark.
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
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Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserProf Jonathan Thomas
Tel: (0131 6)50 4515
Email: Jonathan.Thomas@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Marie Craft
Tel: (0131 6)51 1764
Email: marie.craft@ed.ac.uk
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