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Undergraduate Course: Economics Honours Dissertation (ECNM10030)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Economics CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
Course typeDissertation AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits40 ECTS Credits20
SummaryPreparation of a dissertation satisfying the requirements of Economics single and joint Honours programmes. Detailed guidance on dissertation preparation, supervision and submission is provided in the Economics Honours Handbook.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements Students must have satisfied progression to Senior Honours in Economics in order to enrol on this course.
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2022/23, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Full Year
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 400 ( Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 2, Formative Assessment Hours 1, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 389 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) A dissertation (a maximum length of 10,000 words, including the title page and abstract but not the bibliography. In addition you may have up to 5 pages of appendices on data sources which is not included in the word count).
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
Through successful completion of the economics dissertation you will have had the opportunity to develop and demonstrate: knowledge and understanding relating to the topic covered; the ability to apply core economic principles & techniques to a particular topic; obtaining and processing information from a variety of sources; critical analysis and assessment; managing tasks and time; independent action and initiative; presentation and communications skills.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsEconDiss
Contacts
Course organiserDr Richard Holt
Tel: (0131 6)50 8350
Email: Richard.Holt@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Becky Guthrie
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Email: becky.guthrie@ed.ac.uk
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