|Co-ordinator||Mrs Moira Vincentelli|
|Other staff||Professor John Harvey, Paul Croft, Mr Christopher Webster, Mr Simon Pierse|
|Course delivery||Tutorial||As appropriate to the development of the individual student|
Dissertation (60 credits) is a piece of self-directed art historical and/or theoretical research of approximately 12,000 words that is supervised during the session. It may be a development of the same subject area as the Research Project, or may be in another area selected from the art history topics listed above. The topic is normally agreed at the beginning of the scheme when a programme of study is drawn up for each student according to his or her interests. The Dissertation allows students to pursue a creative engagement with a specified topic together with the application of research methodologies and approaches to writing developed in the research training modules and the Dissertation tutorials.