The group dissertation is a full-year course designed to foster small group research for part-time students. Consequently, in addition to successfully completing eight taught courses, you must write a dissertation of a reasonable length (pending on actual group size) on an approved topic. A dissertation topic is selected by the end of the second semester in the first year.
The group dissertation is prepared under the direction of a supervisor appointed by HKU Sociology. The final title of the dissertation shall be submitted for approval not later than 31 March of the second academic year of study and dissertation shall be presented not later than 30 June of the same year.