20 cp Prerequisites Nil Teaching Organisation The thesis will be prepared under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by the School Committee on the recommendation of the Head of School. The selection of a topic or general area of research should be discussed with appropriate staff well before the commencement of the academic year. An initial proposal for a research area is to be submitted to the relevant Head of School on the prescribed form normally no later than 1 December of the previous year. A more detailed research proposal, set out according to Faculty guidelines, is to be submitted. At this stage, the Head of School will make a formal recommendation to the School Committee concerning the appointment of a supervisor.
The preparation and presentation of a thesis of 15,000 words related to an aspect of environmental science and involving appropriate individual research supervised by staff appointed by the School Committee.