MA Public Opinion and Political Behaviour
MSc Business Analytics options

Year 1, Component 01

BE984-7-PS or BE964-7-PS
BE964-7-PS
Work-Based Project
(60 CREDITS)

This module may be taken instead of a dissertation, enabling you to put your knowledge into practice by undertaking an employer work placement for between eight and twelve weeks. During this time, you undertake a project to explore a priority issue for the organisation, culminating in a 15,000 word research report.

BE984-7-PS
Dissertation
(60 CREDITS)

Your dissertation is the culmination of your Masters programme, where you apply the knowledge gained on your course to produce a 15,000 word independent piece of work. You generate an original idea, analyse literature and current knowledge and produce a coherent argument that shows your ability to relate theory to practice. Your dissertation will help you develop vital skills for the workplace, as well as the ability to analyse real problems through an academic lens. You are assigned a supervisor for the duration of your project.

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