UCL Module Catalogue


BASc Final Year Dissertation (BASC0024)

Key information

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Teaching department
Arts and Sciences BASc
Credit value
BASc final year students only.

Alternative credit options

There are no alternative credit options available for this module.


The Arts and Sciences dissertation is 30 credit module that students take in the final year of the core their degree. Students will decide on their topic which draws on any one or more of their current or previous pathway modules (including core modules) and find an appropriate supervisor. The dissertation may take the form of a short research project to be written up in the form of a dissertation of 9-10,000 words or a creative practice based dissertation with a shorter associated word count. The project should be interdisciplinary in order to pass the module satisfactorily and the highest marks will only be achievable for the best interdisciplinary projects.

Module deliveries for 2020/21 academic year

Intended teaching term: Terms 1 and 2     Undergraduate (FHEQ Level 6)

Teaching and assessment

Mode of study
Methods of assessment
85% Dissertation (10,000 words)
10% 5 Page Dissertation Plan
5% Individual Presentation 5 - 10 minutes
Mark scheme
Numeric Marks

Other information

Number of students on module in previous year
Module leader
Ms Clare Lewis
Who to contact for more information

Last updated

This module description was last updated on 5th March 2020.