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Current Academic Year 2023 - 2024

Please note that this information is subject to change.

Module Title Dissertation
Module Code LG368
School School of Law & Government
Module Co-ordinatorSemester 1: Kenneth McDonagh
Semester 2: Kenneth McDonagh
Autumn: Kenneth McDonagh
Module TeachersKenneth McDonagh
NFQ level 8 Credit Rating 15
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None

This module aims at building students' ability to work independently by requiring them to complete a 10,000 word dissertation on the topic of their choice (under the supervision of a member of staff with the requisite subject-specific knowledge)

Learning Outcomes

1. 1.Recognise a range of research methods and approaches
2. 2. Construct a research question and research plan
3. 3. Relate an appropriate method to a research question
4. 4. Identify suitable data
5. 5. Complete a research project successfully under the guidance of a supervisor

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Total Workload: 0

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
Reassessment Requirement Type
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
This module is category 1
Indicative Reading List

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