General format information: Two copies of the soft bound dissertation must be submitted for assessment.Please note that problems with printers and other problems of that kind are not regarded as a valid reason for late submission.For further guidance please refer to the History dissertation handbook.
In addition, in order to proceed to dissertation, the student may not have module marks lower than 50% in modules that are worth 60 or more credits, Dissertations are examined in the Department and then sent to the external examiner for his/her assessment.
The MSc degree is awarded subject to a satisfactory standard on the dissertation.
Note that this is a guide and that some students might benefit from having supervision in small groups.
Your supervisor may require you to prepare summary reports of all meetings to ensure there is a record of ‘actions’ to enable monitoring of progress.
Guidelines for the Dissertation Please note that this is provisional guidance only and may be subject to change.
Below are important facts stated in the MSc course guide (handbook).
Candidates for the MSc are required to write a dissertation on a relevant subject approved by the Course Co-ordinator.
An average mark of at least 50% in exams is required in order to proceed to dissertation.
The frequency of contact and methods of working are matters for you to arrange between yourself and your supervisor.
In general, each student has only one supervisor and you should agree (a timetable of) contact meetings with her/him.