Module Identifier IL30620  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Mr Christopher Baggs  
Semester Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)  
Course delivery Lecture   3 Hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   Contact with supervisor between 4-8 hours  
Assessment Dissertation   7,500 to 10,000 words   100%  
  Project work   Instead of writing the dissertation a practical project can be undertaken as follows: 60% (eg development of a piece of software) comprising a written report of c.4,000 words and Practical Element - 40%    

Brief description

This module is devoted to the student's individual research into an approved topic relating to some aspect of information and library studies. Initially, the module looks at planning, design and writing approaches relevant for the dissertation.

The module is spread over the two semesters. Assessment takes place in the second semester.