Some sponsors may only allow the submission of a traditional format thesis.
Before the award of a higher degree by research, each candidate is required to complete a prescribed period of training and research, and: (i) Present a thesis containing the results of the candidate’s research and showing the sources from which the information it contains is derived and the extent to which the candidate has made use of the work of others; and (ii) Pass an oral examination in matters relevant to the subject of the thesis.
More information about this can be found in the Research Services Code of Practice: Publishing work prior to submission Alternative Format Thesis Sc HARR's best practice guidance is to include published work as appendices, or as a summary/re-write it if it is to be included in the body of the thesis.
The unit enables students to develop an understanding of the processes and the skills required to undertake a supervised research project in public health.
(ii) Use the introductory section of the thesis to explain how the constituent papers form a coherent body of work and to justify in full the nature and extent of their own contribution to sections which have multiple authors and which have either already been published, submitted for publication, accepted for publication or which are planned to be submitted for publication.
A significant majority of the materials contained in the thesis should be the outcome of original research undertaken by the student since their date of registration with the University.
Supervisors will provide detailed feedback on the proposal via the MOLE Grade Centre.
Summative assessment: The dissertation (100% of final module mark) Students will be assessed by submission of a written 8, 000 to 12,000 word dissertation.
Assess critically the findings of their research for public health or health service delivery; The teaching methods aim to give the students the confidence to undertake an original piece of research with the support and guidance of supervisors.
Seminars and lectures will be used to outline what is expected from students and to help them develop their research question and proposal ensuring that all projects comply with both ethics and governance requirements (LOs 1 - 5).