Course Information Package
|Course Unit Title||DISSERTATION|
|Course Unit Code||MLSM520|
|Course Unit Details||MA/LLM Maritime Law and Shipping Management (Master's Dissertation) -|
|Number of ECTS credits allocated||30|
|Learning Outcomes of the course unit||By the end of the course, the students should be able to:|
|Mode of Delivery||Face-to-face|
|Recommended optional program components||NONE|
The MA Thesis will have the form of an original research project that includes data collection and processing (theoretical, interpretational and applied research).
Although determining the exact length of the dissertation is not possible since the quality evaluation criteria lie within the dissertation content and depth, the expected extend is set around 15,000 words, excluding Tables of Contents, Annexes, Appendixes and References.
When completed (with the consent of the Thesis Advisor) the Dissertation must be submitted in three copies, 15 days before the examination period of the semester
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|Planned learning activities and teaching methods||Preparatory work for the Dissertation begins during the third semester of studies along with the module with the Code Name: Research Methodology. Part of the students’ obligations is to submit a research proposal which will be elaborated and developed into their MSc Dissertation. Students can enroll for their Dissertation after completing 60 ECTS and allocated an Advisor. Regular meetings between the Advisor and student regarding progress on the student’s work will take place during the semester, before final submission.|
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|Language of instruction||English|