Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SSIM909: Dissertation in Food Studies

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

The module will begin with convener-led workshops on: developing a research question; the use of bibliographic resources and the identification of other sources; research methods; and research ethics. Following each of these workshops, you will meet individually with your dissertation supervisor to discuss the theme in relation to your own research.

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

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

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities42 x 2-hour dissertation workshops
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities44 x 1-hour Individual supervision sessions
Guided Independent Study592Research and writing of dissertation

Online Resources

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