ECON30250 Economics Research Project 2

Academic Year 2022/2023

This module is intended to help students develop a third year project. There will lectures outlining data sources, other resources, and guidance on how to choose a topic that is feasible and interesting. Students will be allocated to a staff member who they will meet individually to give guidance, help in the process of developing a project as well as assessing the students progress. There will also be a small group session to discuss progress and give further guidance. Students will be required to produce a short proposal for a final year project of a satisfactory standard before the end of the exam period.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this module students have developed a proposal and have identified a data source for an interesting and feasible third year project.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Autonomous Student Learning

86

Lectures

24

Total

110

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures and both individual and group meetings between students and a team of staff members to give guidance and support to the students in developing their project. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Assignment: One paragraph description of project idea Week 3 n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale Yes

20

Assignment: Write a proposal for final year project. Coursework (End of Trimester) n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale Yes

20

Continuous Assessment: Individual meeting with allocated staff member to assess progress in developing topic for final year project. Graded pass fail. Throughout the Trimester n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale Yes

20

Assignment: One page proposal for project Week 6 n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale Yes

20

Assignment: Peer review of proposals Week 8 n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale Yes

20


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Students will meet with staff individually and in small groups to discuss their progress in developing a final year project throughout the semester.

Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
 
Autumn
     
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12 Thurs 14:00 - 15:50