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MT5098   Group Dissertation for MSc Programme/s

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 60

ECTS credits : 30

Level : SCQF level 11

Semester: Full Year

Availability restrictions: Available only to students on the MSc in Applied Statistics and Datamining

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module is a group-based dissertation which is supervised by members of the teaching staff who will advise on the choice of subject and provide guidance and structure throughout the progress of the dissertation. This module results in an individually written and submitted dissertation of not more than 15,000 words. This dissertation may also include an agreed collaboratively written group report, but this report will constitute no more than 30% of the module grade. Each student is assessed taking into account both individual and group submissions.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Students must be enrolled on the MSc programme in the Applied Statistics and Data Mining.

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take MT5099

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1-hour supervision (x 13 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 13

Guided independent study hours: 585

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Dissertation = 100%

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

Re-assessment: Resubmission of dissertation = 100%


Module teaching staff: Dr J Mitchell