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WEBS6200 Project and Dissertation - Web Science

Module Overview

Your research project will enable you to explore in depth some aspect of your specialist subject area. You will agree a multidisciplinary project supervisory team with whom you will meet and agree a project brief and plan. These must be submitted to, and agreed by, the project coordinator. You will thereafter have weekly meetings, either in person or electronically, with your supervisor or, if your supervisor is unavailable, a delegated deputy. The dissertation is due in the first week of September, unless an extension is agreed or you are taking referral examinations.

Aims and Objectives

Module Aims

- To give you the opportunity to demonstrate advanced knowledge of your specialist subject - To provide the opportunity to work in a research-led environment - To develop research skills and prepare you for a career in research and development

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding

Having successfully completed this module, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • Scientific and technological principles underlying your chosen topic of study
  • Specialist tools and techniques used to analyse and evaluate or design and implement Web systems or environments
  • Current research issues relevant to your chosen topic of study
Transferable and Generic Skills

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • Use printed and on-line catalogues and databases to locate relevant technical information
  • Present specialist technical information in written and verbal forms
  • Work independently on a significant research project
Subject Specific Practical Skills

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • Use knowledge of tools and methods relevant to your subject area to carry out research
Subject Specific Intellectual and Research Skills

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • Acquire new knowledge and understanding through critical reading of research material
  • Apply such knowledge and understanding to specialist design and analysis problems

Syllabus

The topic or topics covered will be agreed by negotiation between yourself and the supervisor who is allocated to support you with your project.

Learning and Teaching

TypeHours
Wider reading or practice136
Project supervision14
Total study time150

Assessment

Summative

MethodPercentage contribution
Dissertation  (150000 words) 100%

Referral

MethodPercentage contribution
Revised Dissertation 100%

Repeat Information

Repeat type: Internal

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