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2021/22 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue

LAW5992M Dissertation Security, Conflict and Justice

60 creditsClass Size: 25

Module manager: Professor Conor O'Reilly
Email: C.OReilly@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: 1 Oct to 30 Sep (12mth) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

Module replaces

LAW5991M Dissertation Security and Justice

This module is not approved as an Elective

Objectives

On completion of this module, students should be able:
- to investigate and describe the chosen topic and to enable the development of critical analysis skills in reference to a topic on security, conflict and justice;
- to enable students to develop their research and writing skills;
- to enable students to approach a given topic and research and analyse their chosen topic through an inter-disciplinary framework.

Learning outcomes
Students will:
- demonstrate in-depth and critical understanding of an area in security, conflict and justice;
- demonstrate the ability to plan and implement a research project;
- apply themselves to conducting independent research.

Skills outcomes:
- the capacity and willingness to undertake wider reading across academic boundaries;
- organisation and planning;
- independent study;
- writing development and research analysis.

Skills outcomes
The capacity and willingness to undertake wider reading across academic boundaries.
Organisation and planning
Independent study
Writing development and research analysis


Syllabus

The dissertation should not exceed 10,000 words on a topic approved by the MSc Security, Conflict and Justice course convener at a date to be confirmed.

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Private study hours600.00
Total Contact hours0.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)600.00

Private study

The School is committed to providing an excellent student education and experience. This will involve a variety of teaching methods and follow a blended learning model, including meaningful on-campus in-person teaching for all students. Further information regarding teaching delivery will follow.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

The dissertation will be supervised by contact with the student through regular meetings agreed between the supervisor and student.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay or Dissertation10,000 word dissertation100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 18/10/2021 09:02:39

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