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Dissertation (Marine Environmental Management) - ENV00068M

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  • Department: Environment and Geography
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Julie Hawkins
  • Credit value: 50 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20
    • See module specification for other years: 2018-19

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Spring Term 2019-20

Module aims

The dissertation will give students an extended introduction to practical research. Dissertations may entail laboratory experiments, fieldwork, mathematical modelling, policy criticism, or theoretical study. It will enable students to develop their ability to conduct independent research under the supervision of an experienced researcher.

Module learning outcomes

By the end of this module students will have:

  • Gained in depth knowledge and understanding about the issue they have studied
  • Improved their analytical and technical research skills.

Enhanced their ability to synthesise and communicate research findings.


Task Length % of module mark
N/A 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
N/A 100

Module feedback

6 working week turn around time on write-up

An e-mail providing written comments on the presentation will be given to students within 48 hours of their talk such that they will have time to act upon this feedback for their write-up

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