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Students who intend to take BMAN31500 Dissertation in their final year are required to have passed BMAN24410 Research Methodology in their second year.

Students returning from study abroad or placement year in 2018/19 are required to have passed BMAN20851 Research Methodology in 2016/17 and if your dissertation is in the marketing subject area, you also need to have passed BMAN20362 Marketing Research in 2016/17.


Submission of Dissertation Proposal:  No later than 3:00pm on Monday 1 October 2018

The proposal form must be handed into the Undergraduate Office (Alliance MBS East, D20).

Proposal Form

Submission of a Progress Report and an Ethics Form: 3-7 December 2018

A progress report should be submitted to your supervisor directly at the beginning of December. The progress report (normally a 1000-1500 word document) describes the objective of your dissertation and the progress you made during the first semester, e.g. a literature review, methodology, and a plan for your fieldwork/data collection etc

You are also required to follow a process to confirm whether or not you need ethical approval for your research.  For further details about this process please see download the Ethical Approval Procedure.

Deadline for submitting the completed dissertation: No later than 12noon on Friday 3 May 2019

Dissertations must be handed into the Undergraduate Office which will be situated in the new AMBS building by May 2019. You will receive a receipt.

Full Course Description

A full course outline containing information about the course.

Dissertation Binding

Here you will find information on how to bind your dissertation, and contact help to get your thesis bound by reprographic services.

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