Postgraduate Module Descriptor

POLM877: Dissertation

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

At least four supervision meetings: one to initiate the dissertation followed by three meetings to give academic guidance including specific feedback on draft work.


Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad
6 444 0

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities6Supervision meetings
Guided independent study444 hoursThis time includes reading, reflecting on the material, structuring , planning and writing your dissertation.

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).