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Year 2 - Research Dissertation

In year 2 of the Masters Programme the students will complete their research dissertations. The overall aim of the research dissertation is to utilise the critical understanding and key concepts gained from the other modules and to apply these directly into an action-based workplace dissertation.

The dissertation provides students with an opportunity to pursue a topic of their choice (agreed by the course supervision and, if appropriate the student's host organisation). The objectives are: to create a research-practitioner capability in managing change and innovation and to contribute to a growing body of research-based scientific knowledge in this interdisciplinary domain.

It is expected that students will attempt to answer theoretically and operationally meaningful questions using methodologies appropriate to the questions being asked and to use analysis appropriate to the data produced. Acceptable research studies are theoretically driven, focus on key strategic operational topic, and contribute to the advancement of scientific research.

Last updated 24 April 2018