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Current Academic Year 2023 - 2024

Please note that this information is subject to change.

Module Title Dissertation
Module Code LG527
School School of Law & Government
Module Co-ordinatorSemester 1: Daniel Marks
Semester 2: Daniel Marks
Autumn: Daniel Marks
Module TeachersDiarmuid Torney
Daniel Marks
NFQ level 9 Credit Rating 30
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None

INACTIVE - MA dissertation is an original piece of research on a substantive topic of interest in any field of international relations, international development, comparative politics, conflict studies, international organization or political economy. It counts for one-third of student's total marks for the programme; it is between 15 and 20 thousand words.

Learning Outcomes

1. produce a lengthy piece of original academic research on the topic of student's choice
2. develop an in-depth expertise in a particular subject
3. carry out investigation using a battery of research techniques and theoretical approaches
4. analyze, interpret, and critically evaluate findings

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

Dissertation Writing

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 2
Indicative Reading List

    Other Resources

    Programme or List of Programmes
    MELPMaster of Arts in European Law & Policy
    Date of Last Revision05-OCT-10

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