Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics
|Module Short Title||N/a|
|Semester Taught||From October to submission date of 1st May 2018|
Students complete a dissertation through independent research, supported by a research supervisor. Students are required to submit samples of work in progress (chapters, Gantt chart, table of contents, etc.) to their supervisors throughout the year.
|Module Personnel||Assigned Supervisors (supervisors are assigned during the first semester)|
Upon successful completion of the module, students should be able to :
Each student will undertake a substantial individual research project leading to submission of a dissertation. The topic of the research project will be chosen in consultation with the Course Director and Assistant Prof Nina Bresnihan as part of the module CS8002.
It is expected that the dissertation will be of a publishable standard.
|Recommended Reading List|
See Research Methods Module Descriptor (CS8002)
Successful completion of CS8002 – Research Methods
The assessment of this module requires each student to complete a research study and submit a dissertation.
The dissertation will be examined by the supervisor, a second reader and, occasionally, a third reader. The student may be required to attend a Viva (oral examination).
All dissertations are reviewed by the External examiner.
|Academic Year of Data||2017/18|