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MA Arts Management, Policy and Practice / Course details

Year of entry: 2023

Course unit details:
Dissertation

Course unit fact file
Unit code SALC60090
Credit rating 60
Unit level FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree
Teaching period(s) Full year
Offered by
Available as a free choice unit? No

Overview

There are two types of dissertation that you can choose to write; either standard or practice-based. The information within this handbook may help you decide which you want to write. The dissertation is an important and challenging conclusion to the MA (60 credits) and requires considerable care in the selection of topic and writing. This will be done in collaboration with your dissertation supervisor.

Dissertation planning and supervision takes place in Semester 2 and you continue with your independent writing over the summer. Dissertation work normally happens in Year 2 for Part-time students. However, Part-time students have the option to submit a dissertation proposal and commence with their dissertation in Year 1 if they wish.

Assessment methods

Method Weight
Dissertation 100%

Study hours

Independent study hours
Independent study 600

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