Project in Human Resource Management

Course code GSBS6151Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Business and LawNewcastle Business School

Only available to students with approval of Head of School. Offered on trimester system. Encourages advanced students to focus their studies on a specific aspect of a major project in human resource development and industrial relations. Students are assigned a supervisor and the topic is selected with the supervisor and generally reflects the student's research interests. The project requires a 10,000 word assignment and may require a presentation.

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesThe course is designed to develop research and written communication skills while furthering knowledge in a particular aspect of the field.
ContentTopics chosen must meet two criteria:
1. A stated issue in the stated discipline must be clearly identifiable, it may be theoretical or applied.
2. The problem must be placed in an appropriate body of knowledge or theoretical framework.
3. Students will meet regularly with their supervisor until the completion of the project proposal. They will then work by themselves until the project is ready to be written up. After a final meeting with the supervisor their 10,000 word report will be written up.
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeA minimum of 40 credit points in the Master of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations with a GPA of 6.00 or other demonstrated capacity to undertake project work in human resource management and industrial relations and approval from the Head of Newcastle Graduate School of Business.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsStudent Projects
Assessment Items
Presentations - Individual20%
Contact HoursStudent Projects: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term