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Dissertation (Masters)


The MA dissertation provides an opportunity to extend the research base of the students' field of practice. The dissertation will allow students to demonstrate a critical and constructive awareness of their professional practice from the wider philosophical, theoretical and social contexts within which health and social care operates.  The dissertation will enable students to reflect their individual interests and to demonstrate some originality of thought and analytical creativity in the study of their chosen area. The application of practical, intellectual and problem solving skills will facilitate the development of an in depth understanding of a research topic. The dissertation will also provide a mechanism for the continuing development of autonomy and self-direction.