Short courses
Business, Accounting, Marketing & Enterprise

Preparing for your Dissertation or Major Report

This course helps you produce an effective dissertation or major report. We deal with the demands made by various types of dissertations and reports, considering different structure and styles. We help you organise a literature search for a dissertation or major project and you learn how to use a range of information sources to locate books, academic journals and other materials. This course is best suited to degree students– preparing you for your final year of study. You should have successfully completed at least one year’s full-time study at university or have equivalent educational or professional experience to take this course.

Course information

Part-time

  • Credits: 10, Level: 5, Fees: £50.00

More part-time details

  • Enrolment date: Group A: Starts Tuesday 4 June, Tuesdays & Thursdays for 3 weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm; Group B: Starts Tuesday 2 July, Tuesdays & Thursdays for 3 weeks, 1.30pm-4.30pm
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 342291

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Group A
Starts Tuesday 4 June, Tuesdays & Thursdays for 3 weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm.

Group B
Starts Tuesday 2 July, Tuesdays & Thursdays for 3 weeks, 1.30pm-4.30pm.


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Where you study

Middlesbrough campus

What you study

How you are assessed

Assessment is via the development and presentation of a portfolio (70%) and 500 word reflective evaluation (30%).

Entry requirements

All applicants should have successfully completed at least one year’s full-time study at university or have equivalent educational or professional experience.

Health conditions requiring adjustments

For this particular course, you may need to undertake an occupational health or work-based risk assessment check. If you have a disability, specific learning difficulty, mental health condition, autism spectrum condition, sensory impairment or medical condition that may require reasonable adjustments during an external placement, in the university or in a clinical practice area, this must be declared as part of the enrolment process. If you are unsure you can contact the relevant admissions or course tutor for guidance.

Course information

Part-time

  • Credits: 10, Level: 5, Fees: £50.00

More part-time details

  • Enrolment date: Group A: Starts Tuesday 4 June, Tuesdays & Thursdays for 3 weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm; Group B: Starts Tuesday 2 July, Tuesdays & Thursdays for 3 weeks, 1.30pm-4.30pm
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 342291

Contact details

Further information