BUS481C Dissertation

Updated: 19 July 2019
Credit Points 24
Offering
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Year Long 1 Online
Armidale Year Long 1 On Campus
Armidale Year Long 2 Online
Armidale Year Long 2 On Campus
Armidale Year Long 3 Online
Armidale Year Long 3 On Campus
Armidale Year Long Honours - Period 1 Online
Armidale Year Long Honours - Period 1 On Campus
Armidale Year Long Honours - Period 2 Online
Armidale Year Long Honours - Period 2 On Campus
Armidale Year Long Honours - Period 3 Online
Armidale Year Long Honours - Period 3 On Campus
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.
Pre-requisites candidature in BAgBusHons or BEcHons and permission of head of school; or candidature in BAgResEc and 144 cp and a grade point average of 5 (Credit) or better and permission of head of school.
Co-requisites None
Restrictions ARE544 or BEPP591 or ECON544 or ECON591 or EH544 or EMET544 or BUS491C
Notes

Prior to enrolling in this unit students need to complete the Project Proposal form in conjunction with their supervisor. For further information and to obtain a copy of the form, see BUS Research Units on the UNE Business School website.

Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Sujana Adapa (sadapa2@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

A supervised program of reading and research involving the preparation of a dissertation of a maximum of 20 000 words that reports on a particular investigation of an area of economic enquiry. Students present a seminar on their research. Off-campus students are required to visit UNE to consult with their supervisor and present seminar(s).

Materials No text required
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment
Must
Complete
Title Exam Length Weight Mode No. Words
Compulsory Dissertation 100% 20000
Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-6


Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. identify an appropriate topic for research;
  2. develop the ability to adopt appropriate research methodology for a given task;
  3. critically review literature, and identify and collect data for their research;
  4. analyse (electronically) the data according to a chosen methodology;
  5. interpret research findings and report these in a clear and coherent format; and
  6. exercise critical thinking and judgement to arrive at conclusions and policy recommendations.