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Postgraduate Course: Supervised Reading: Reflecting on Research (CMSE11620)

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 literature on a topic relevant to the overall aims of that programme.
Course description Academic Description: This course provides an opportunity for students registered for any of the research degree programmes within the Business School to pursue supervised reading of literature on a topic relevant to the overall aims of that programme. The aim is for students to critically analyse a body of articles within their field and reflect learning from these into their own research.

Outline of Content: The content and readings 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, in 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 2023/24, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 196 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Individual Essay (100%), assesses all course learning outcomes
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 2023/24, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 196 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Individual Essay (100%), assesses all course learning outcomes
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. Demonstrate critical understanding of existing research in a particular field
  2. Structure and present academic research
  3. Understand the quality expected in academic research
  4. Critically review academic work
  5. Apply reviewed work into students┬┐ own research field
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Communication, ICT and Numeracy Skills
- Convey meaning and message through a wide range of communication tools, including digital technology and social media; to understand how to use these tools to communicate in ways that sustain positive and responsible relationships.
- Critically evaluate and present digital and other sources, research methods, data and information; discern their limitations, accuracy, validity, reliability and suitability; and apply responsibly in a wide variety of organisational contexts.

Knowledge and Understanding
- Demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of contemporary organisational disciplines; comprehend the role of business within the contemporary world; and critically evaluate and synthesise primary and secondary research and sources of evidence in order to make, and present, well informed and transparent organisation-related decisions, which have a positive global impact.
- Identify, define and analyse theoretical and applied business and management problems, and develop approaches, informed by an understanding of appropriate quantitative and/or qualitative techniques, to explore and solve them responsibly.
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMr Ben Marder
Tel:
Email: Ben.Marder@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Emily Noel-Paton
Tel:
Email: emily.noel-paton@ed.ac.uk
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