UNIVERSITY OF SURREY SURREY EUROPEAN MANAGEMENT SCHOOL DISSERTATION AND PROJECTS CONTENTS 1. Suggested timetable (different for each cohort) 2. Proposal (to be completed NOW) 3. Dissertation Cover Sheet (to be attached to each section of dissertation sent in) 4. Advice 5. Draft dissertation & project marking checklist (to be attached to draft dissertation) 6. Dissertation and Project Criteria 7. Use of Case Studies in Research 8. Sample title page 9. Sample contents page 10. Technical notes 11. Supervision notes (either for Overseas or Guildford based students) 12. Format for disk copy 13. Hardbound copy details 14. Common faults in Projects/Dissertations 15. Research topics of interest to SeMS staff You are also advised to read section 30 or 31 in your Programme Regulations and the relevant pages in the Student Handbook which give further guidelines.
MSc Project Completion Date: 31 August 2002 PLEASE NOTE that if you choose not to, or are unable to work to this timetable, no alternative timetable will be provided.
IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR WORK ON TIME, YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO COMPLETE YOUR PROJECT BY THE END OF AUGUST.
Week 1 w/c 10 December Project Packs distributed The first step for your Project is to complete a Proposal Form. This does not simply mean thinking of something which you want to do but planning how you are going to do it. Think of a few topics and go to the library and do some research both in the topic area and into possible research methods. You will be expected to justify these to your supervisor - this is an opportunity to ?try out? your rationale before you have done much work. If you have chosen a methodology your supervisor may advise you on its usefulness to your situation, if you have not your...