Postgraduate Course: Dissertation (MSc in Speech and Language Processing) (LASC11037)
|School||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Students who have been progressed to the dissertation element of their programme are required to write a dissertation of up to 8,000 words. By the middle of the second semester (or fourth for part time students), at the latest, you should have discussed your potential dissertation project with relevant members of staff, and should be on the way to agreeing a dissertation supervisor.
Although your dissertation supervisor will guide you through the research process, you will find yourself having to learn a number of skills throughout the course of the dissertation.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2021/22, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 10,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Dissertation of up to 8,000 words
||Detailed comments after marking is complete.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- design and set up a research project
- manage data collection
- apply appropriate analysis techniques to the data
- interpret and report data in the style appropriate for publication
- write up a dissertation
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Regular supervision from May to August.
|Keywords||dissertation,research,speech and language processing
|Course organiser||Prof Simon King
Tel: (0131 6)51 1725
|Course secretary||Mrs Elinor Lange
Tel: (0131 6)51 3188