Academic year(s): 2017-2018
SCOTCAT credits : 30
ECTS credits : 15
Level : SCQF Level 10
Availability restrictions: Core - available every year.
Planned timetable: To be arranged.
The research dissertation is the fundamental piece of independent work upon which the Geography degree is based. It provides students with the opportunity to design and undertake an independent, original piece of empirical research under the supervision of a member of staff. The dissertation is a substantial, independent piece of research that represents the culmination of both substantive and core training in Geography. (Guidelines for printing and binding dissertations can be found at: http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/printanddesign/dissertation/).
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass GG3202 or pass SG3202
Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take GG4298
Weekly contact: Up to 8 hours of guided study per student over the semester (one-to-one supervision, by arrangement with supervisor)
Scheduled learning hours: 8
Guided independent study hours: 292
As used by St Andrews: Dissertation = 100%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: Oral Examination = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr S Leahy
Module teaching staff: Team taught