School of Social and Political Science



The dissertation for the MSc by Research takes the form of either a research proposal (for example, where a student is planning to progress to a PhD), or an independent research project. Further details on dissertation requirements for your programme can be found below.

MSc Dissertation Handbook

Please read the dissertation handbook for full guidance on writing your dissertation:

MSc Dissertation Handbook 2020/21

Avoiding plagiarism

Information on how to avoid plagiarism

Dissertation Library

View past dissertations in our MSc Dissertation Library

Research ethics

Find out more about research ethics

Student category
MSc by Research