Postgraduate Module Descriptor
SSIM906: Quantitative Dissertation
This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.
At least four supervision meetings per term. There is an initial meeting to plan the dissertation followed by three meetings to give academic guidance including specific feedback on draft work.
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||8||4 x 2hour supervision meetings|
|Guided Independent Study||135||Reading the relevant substantive literature to be able to write your dissertation on your chosen topic|
|Guided Independent Study||135||Reflecting on an drafting your research design and methodological approach|
|Guided independent study||90||Gathering data for preliminary analyses|
|Guided independent study||82||Acquiring additional experience with software and computing tools required to conduct your research|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).