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MN4301   Management Project

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 10

Semester: Both

Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

Students are required to complete the Management Research Project closely based upon the research proposal submitted in MN3202. The module can be taken in either the first or second semester of the Senior Honours year. The completed work is expected to be 6000 - 8000 words in length. It may involve fieldwork or desk-based research, or a combination of both. It should have a strong conceptual or theoretical component. It may be of a problem solving nature. Time management and the ability to work to deadlines will be integral to the assessment. The assessed work will be scored for clarity, focus, purpose, rationale and attention to detail. (Guidelines for printing and binding dissertations can be found at:

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass MN3201 and pass MN3202

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take MN4209

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 2 hours and at least 6 hours of supervisory meetings

Scheduled learning hours: 8

Guided independent study hours: 192

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Project report / dissertation = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: An alternative project of up to 3,000 words = 100%


Module teaching staff: Team taught