Module Identifier IL30620  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Dr Christopher M Baggs  
Semester Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)  
Co-Requisite IL33310  
Course delivery Lecture   5 Hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   Contact with supervisor between 4-8 hours  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment Dissertation of 7500 - 10000 words  100%
Semester Assessment Project Work: Instead of writing the dissertation a practical project can be undertaken as follows: (eg development of a piece of software) comprising a written report of c.5,000 words and Practical Element 

Learning outcomes

At the end of this module students should be able to:

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.

Transferable skills

During the course of the module, the following skills will be developed:


This module is at CQFW Level 6