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Postgraduate Course: Supervised reading: Methods 1 (CMSE11443)

Course Outline
SchoolBusiness School CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis course provides an opportunity for students registered for any of the research degree programmes within the Business School to pursue supervised reading of research on a topic relevant to the overall aims of that programme, focussing on methodological considerations
Course description The content and reading of the course will be agreed between the student and the supervisor during initial meetings and developed over the various weeks of the writing project, with mind of the structure provided.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 20, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 176 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) 100% individual coursework - assesses all course Learning Outcomes.

A written report of no less than 5000 words and 200 hours of average student work.¿The report will involve reading seminal academic articles in the field of the student¿s own research, critically analysing methods employed and reflecting upon methodological considerations associated with their own research.
Feedback Formative: The supervisory team will provide formative feedback throughout the course.
Summative: Written summative feedback will be provided on the submitted assignment.
No Exam Information
Academic year 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 20, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 176 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) 100% individual coursework - assesses all course Learning Outcomes.

A written report of no less than 5000 words and 200 hours of average student work.¿The report will involve reading seminal academic articles in the field of the student¿s own research, critically analysing methods employed and reflecting upon methodological considerations associated with their own research.
Feedback Formative: The supervisory team will provide formative feedback throughout the course.
Summative: Written summative feedback will be provided on the submitted assignment.
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Reflect critically on the methods and strategies as related to the topic of study.
  2. Comprehend the principles of research design and strategy related to the student¿s discipline.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to synthesise and harness selected literatures.
  4. Demonstrate independent action and initiative.
  5. Demonstrate an ability to manage tasks and deadlines.
Reading List
The readings will be decided in discussion between the supervisory team and the student. The readings should inform the intended research area of the doctoral thesis.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills -ability to take personal responsibility and grasp opportunities for self-development
-an awareness of the evolving nature of methodological debates, how methods develop and are renewed
-a commitment to personal and continuing professional development and lifelong learning
-effective skills in and use of ICT and library resources
-effective time management skills
-effective reading and writing skills
KeywordsManagement,Business,Accounting,Finance,Entrepreneurship,Innovation,Strategy,Organisation
Contacts
Course organiserMr Ben Marder
Tel:
Email: Ben.Marder@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Barbara Zamora
Tel: (0131 6)51 5011
Email: Barbara.Zamora@ed.ac.uk
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