Dissertation Project I

Course code GSBR6301
Available in 2016
2015 Course Timetables


Develops research skills and demonstrates the student's command of theory and research methods through their application in an original piece of empirical research. The dissertation project of approximately 30,000 - 40,000 words embodies an original investigation of an approved topic. Students must demonstrate competence in reviewing the appropriate literature, developing appropriate research questions and research methodologies, undertaking fieldwork and presenting the findings in a scholarly manner. This is part one of a six part dissertation project.


WebLearn GradSchool

  • Trimester 3 - 2016
  • Trimester 2 - 2016
  • Trimester 1 - 2016

HKMA - Hong Kong

  • Semester 2 - 2016
  • Semester 1 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

1. To enable completion of DBA dissertation project.


Individually supervised research.


This course is only available to students enrolled in the Doctor of Business Administration program.

Assumed Knowledge

GSBR6201 Research Methods I GSBR6202 Research Methods II GSBR6203 Literature Review GSBR6204 Research Proposal

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Research Plan and Timetable

Contact Hours

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Individual Supervision

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Contact hours by arrangement.