BUS591A Dissertation

Updated: 16 October 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
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 MEcRegDev and permission of head of school
Co-requisites None
Restrictions ARE497 or BEPP491B or ECON497 or EH497 or EMET497
Notes None
Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Renato Villano (rvillan2@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 Minor 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: 1-4

Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate a body of advanced current knowledge of economics by planning and executing a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of research that integrates their own research findings with the current body of disciplinary knowledge/paradigms;
  2. demonstrate a capacity to make original contributions to knowledge;
  3. demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to economics, or economics and regional development, by conducting a research investigation to critically analyse a complex problem, identify research questions, and apply established theories to their research question; and
  4. justify and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences; and analyse, interpret and critically evaluate research findings.