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Module Title LM Dissertation
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Birmingham Business School
Module Code 07 29870
Module Lead Dr Tianshu Zhou
Level Masters Level
Credits 60
Semester Semester 2
Restrictions Only availlable to students on MSc Investments (Singapore)
Description The dissertation is an in-depth individual research study of a particular issue within the field of Accounting and Finance. It will outline understanding of current theory and literature, describe in detail methodology of data gathering, outline the evidence gathered, analysis and interpretation; and finally explore conclusions, and if relevant to the study, recommendations.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • design, plan and execute an independent research project;
  • critically assess and make comparisons between theoretical frameworks and substantive knowledge acquired in the programme to a research topic;
  • undertake a systematic analysis of quantitative and/or qualitative information and present the results in a clear and concise manner;
  • analyse and evaluate primary and/or secondary data and assess its implications for theory and practice.
Assessment 29870-01 : 12,000 Word Dissertation : Dissertation (100%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessments: 12,000 word dissertation.
Reassessment: resubmission of dissertation
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