General Third Year Dissertation (HIC3040)

30 credits

This dissertation module offers you an opportunity to undertake independent research into primary material on a topic of your choice.  You will work under one-to-one supervision to write an extensive piece of independent research.   You will be able to develop and demonstrate knowledge of your chosen subject as well as transferable skills such as inter-personal communication, data collection and analysis, report writing, and effective time management which are all valuable whether you progress to undertake further study or employment. This module is compulsory for final year Single Honours History students; you must have taken HIC2001 Doing History, which is a pre-requisite for this module, as the dissertation builds on the skills you acquired in this module.