BUS581C Dissertation

Updated: 16 October 2019
Credit Points 24
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 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 BUS591

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) Shawn Leu (shawn.leu@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. Further details are available from the Course Coordinator. Online students may be required to visit UNE to consult with their supervisor(s).

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% 20,000
Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-5

Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. identify an appropriate economic enquiry for investigation;
  2. investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories in relation to an economic issue;
  3. critically review literature and identify and collect data for their research;
  4. interpret research findings and report these in a clear and coherent format; and
  5. exercise critical thinking and judgement to arrive at conclusions and policy recommendations.