Project in International Business

Course code GSBS6504Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Business and LawNewcastle Business School

Encourages advanced students to focus their studies on a specific aspect of a major project in international business. Students are assigned a supervisor and the topic is selected in consultation with the supervisor and generally reflects the student's research interests.

Not available in 2014

Previously offered in 2006, 2005
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)Not Applicable
TransitionNot Applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeA minimum of 40 credit points in the Master of International Business with a GPA of 6.00 or other demonstrated capacity to undertake project work in international business and approval from the Head of the Newcastle Graduate School of Business.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsStudent Projects
Assessment Items
Presentations - Individual20%
Projects80%
Contact HoursStudent Projects: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term