The details
Colchester Campus
Full Year
Postgraduate: Level 7
Thursday 08 October 2020
Friday 02 July 2021
15 October 2019


Requisites for this module



Key module for

MSC LN1412 Financial Economics and Accounting,
MSC LN1424 Financial Economics and Accounting,
MSC L11012 Applied Economics and Data Analysis,
MSC L11024 Applied Economics and Data Analysis,
MSC L110UH Applied Economics and Data Analysis,
MSC L11912 Behavioural Economics,
MSC L11924 Behavioural Economics,
MSC L119UH Behavioural Economics,
MA L10012 Economics,
MA L10024 Economics,
MRESL10012 Economics,
MSC L10012 Economics,
MSC L10024 Economics,
MSC L100KE Economics,
MSC L100UH Economics,
MSC L10112 Economics and Econometrics,
MSC L10124 Economics and Econometrics,
MSC L101KE Economics and Econometrics,
MSC L101UH Economics and Econometrics,
MSC L10312 Financial and Business Economics,
MSC L10324 Financial and Business Economics,
MSC L11412 Financial Econometrics,
MA L11312 Financial Economics,
MA L11324 Financial Economics,
MSC L11112 Financial Economics,
MSC L10212 Financial Economics and Econometrics,
MA L16112 International Economics,
MA L16124 International Economics,
MSC L16012 International Economics,
MSC L16024 International Economics,
MA L10512 Management Economics,
MA L10524 Management Economics,
MSC L10412 Management Economics,
MSC L12012 Money and Banking,
MSC L12024 Money and Banking,
MSC L120UH Money and Banking,
MA L16412 International Development,
MA L16424 International Development,
MSC L16512 Quantitative International Development,
MSC L16524 Quantitative International Development,
MSC L14112 Economics with Data Analytics,
MSC L14124 Economics with Data Analytics,
MSC N3L112 Financial Technology (Economics),
MSC N3L124 Financial Technology (Economics),
MPHDL10048 Economics,
PHD L10048 Economics

Module description

The dissertation enables students to undertake a research project that involves the study in depth of a specific economic problem or set of problems or issues.

Module aims

The dissertation aims to allow students to gain
experience of original, independent but supervised research. In addition, the dissertation provides the opportunity to make use of skills acquired in graduate modules, either specific to a particular subject or field, or in the use of mathematical and econometric techniques

Module learning outcomes

On completing the dissertation a student will have produced an original, independent but supervised piece of research.

Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

No information available.


This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Coursework   MSc Dissertation      

Overall assessment

100 per cent Coursework Mark


100 per cent Coursework Mark

Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Ben Etheridge, email:
Prof Tim Hatton



External examiner

Dr Roberto Bonilla Trejos
The University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Miss Maria Kyriacou
Available via Moodle
Of 19 hours, 0 (0%) hours available to students:
19 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).


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