BUS491A Dissertation

Updated: 18 November 2019
Credit Points 12
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 1 Online
Armidale Trimester 1 On Campus
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 On Campus
Armidale Trimester 3 Online
Armidale Trimester 3 On Campus
Armidale Year Long 1 Online
Armidale Year Long 1 On Campus
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.
Pre-requisites permission of head of school and submission of a research proposal
Co-requisites None
Restrictions ARE497 or BEPP491A or BEPP491B or BUS491B or ECON497 or EH497 or EMET497
Notes None
Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Sujana Adapa (sadapa2@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

A supervised program of independent research involving the preparation of a dissertation on an approved topic. Further details are available from the Dissertation Coordinator.

Materials No text required
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Title Exam Length Weight Mode No. Words
Compulsory Dissertation 100% 10,000
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 the 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.