Supervision of Master's Dissertations

The University expects all parties involved in the supervision of taught master's dissertations to be aware of their respective responsibilities, which are outlined below.



i)     The dissertation produced to be first and foremost the student’s own work, albeit achieved with benefit of advice and guidance from the supervisor.

ii)   A timetable to be agreed for the submission of work and the scheduling of regular meetings.

(iii)A careful record to be kept, agreed between supervisor and student, of all such formal meetings, including dates, action agreed and deadlines set.

(iv)Supervisors to be contacted should additional meetings be considered necessary.

(v)Work to be completed within the agreed framework, with any problems relating to late (or unsatisfactory) submission to be brought to the supervisor’s attention in writing as soon as possible.