BUS581B Research Project

Updated: 16 October 2019
Credit Points 18
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
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.
Pre-requisites candidature in a postgraduate award and 48 cp and a grade point average of 5 (Credit) or better and permission of the head of school
Co-requisites None
Restrictions ARE407 or BEPP491A or BEPP491B or BUS491A or ECON496 or BUS591B

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) Renato Villano (rvillan2@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

This unit provides students with the opportunity to undertake and investigate a significant economic, business, policy or multi-disciplinary research problem. The research project will allow students to demonstrate their research, problem-solving, managerial and communication skills through a specialised and independent study under academic supervision. Each student will be expected to write a dissertation describing their research work and submit for examination.

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% 15000
Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate the ability to conceptualise and develop a research?based project, that integrates their own research findings with the current body of disciplinary knowledge;
  2. demonstrate a capacity for independent study and self-directed inquiry and research; undertake literature searches of scientific journals and integrate these literatures within a research report;
  3. demonstrate a capacity for independent study and self-directed inquiry and research; reflect upon research methodologies; analyse and integrate existing literatures to a research report; and
  4. undertake and present a clear and coherent research project.