Dissertation 4 (Ordinary) EDUC4006P
- Academic Session: 2020-21
- School: School of Education
- Credits: 20
- Level: Level 4 (SCQF level 10)
- Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
- Available to Visiting Students: No
4000 word dissertation for those students on MA Religious and Philosophical Education who did not gain 240 credit points before the start of their third year of study.
Requirements of Entry
Successful completion of Years 1-3 of the MA in Religious and Philosophical Education.
A completed 4,000 word dissertation.
Main Assessment In: April/May
The purpose of the dissertation is for students to conduct a research that is relevant to religious education in secondary schools. The dissertation is the final work of the student to acquire a degree and is an important indication of the creative and critical skills of the student.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
■ justify their choice of topic and their rationale for research
■ review literature and to present this in a reflective way
■ conduct research and analyse the data
■ make philosophical analysis
■ present the data or outcome of the analysis
■ draw valid conclusions of the research
■ present their work in a coherent and well-built dissertation.
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Completion of dissertation at grade D3 or above.