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BSc Project


  • Credit value: 30 credits at Level 6
  • Convenor: Dr Emanuela Sciubba
  • Assessment: a 5000-word essay (100%)

Module description

The project provides you with an opportunity to apply knowledge and key skills acquired over the previous years to complete a piece of original research in economics.

You will be invited to attend a small number of meetings in the autumn term regarding the dissertation and asked to submit a sypnosis (the deadline is usually November).

The deadline for the final project is May. All deadlines will be confirmed at the dissertation meetings.

Learning objectives

By the end of the project, you will have demonstrated that you have:

  • selected a suitable topic for investigation
  • collected, described and analysed a relevant data set
  • conducted a literature review
  • presented your results in an interesting and coherent manner
  • met the project deadline
  • submitted a piece of work that is entirely your own contribution.