Undergraduate Module Descriptor
SSIM909: Dissertation in Food Studies
This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.
The module will begin with convener-led workshops on: developing a research question; the use of bibliographic resources and the identification of other sources; research methods; and research ethics. Following each of these workshops, you will meet individually with your dissertation supervisor to discuss the theme in relation to your own research.
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||4||2 x 2-hour dissertation workshops|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||4||4 x 1-hour Individual supervision sessions|
|Guided Independent Study||592||Research and writing of dissertation|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).