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Postgraduate Course: Dissertation MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice (LAWS11072)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Law CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
Course typeDissertation AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits60 ECTS Credits30
SummaryAn independent piece of research and analysis of up to 15,000 words on an approved topic in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Supervision is provided.
Course description Not entered
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
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2020/21, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 600 ( Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 10, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 578 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) 1 dissertation of around 10,000 words.
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Competence in advanced legal research, analysis and reasoning.
  2. A comprehensive grasp of the relevant literature and an ability to engage in critical analysis at a high level.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserProf Andrew Lang
Tel: (0131) 650 2921
Email: Andrew.Lang@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Lisa Kilcullen
Tel: (0131 6)51 4567
Email: L.Kilcullen@ed.ac.uk
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