Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SSIM909: Dissertation in Food Studies

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Module Aims

The aim of this module is to pursue an individual programme of research, applying appropriate research methodologies and drawing on appropriate materials, to a topic approved by the programme convener and under the guidance of an academic supervisor.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

This module's assessment will evaluate your achievement of the ILOs listed here – you will see reference to these ILO numbers in the details of the assessment for this module.

On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:
Module-Specific Skills1. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of a chosen topic or issue in the field of food studies
2. Contribute original ideas to a discussion or debate in the field of food studies
Discipline-Specific Skills3. Convincingly demonstrate the place of chosen topic or issue within the broader field of food studies
4. Convincingly apply expertise in chosen area of study to order to engage with broader discussion and debate in the field of food studies
Personal and Key Skills5. Develop and conduct programme of original research, using appropriate theoretical framework and methodologies
6. Articulate clear arguments and demonstrate their relevance