Available in 2021
Course code

BUSN4200

Units

20 units

Level

4000 level

Course handbook

Description

Commencing a research thesis of approximately 20,000 words.


Availability2021 Course Timetables

Newcastle City Precinct

  • Semester 2 - 2021

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Develop and articulate a research problem.

2. Link the research problem to an appropriate body of literature, identifying specific question(s) to be addressed.

3. Select and execute an appropriate research design.

4. Prepare draft thesis chapters corresponding to outcomes 1, 2 and 3.


Content

On completion of this course students will be able to:

  1. Develop and articulate a research problem.
  2. Link the research problem to an appropriate body of literature, identifying specific question(s) to be addressed.
  3. Select and execute an appropriate research design.
  4. Prepare draft thesis chapters corresponding to outcomes 1, 2 and 3.

Requisite

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Business (Honours) or Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) programs.


Assumed knowledge

An undergraduate degree with at least a GPA of 5.0 with a major in a relevant business discipline.


Assessment items

Written Assignment: Research Design

Written Assignment: Draft thesis chapters in collaboration with supervisor


Contact hours

Newcastle City Precinct

Individual Supervision

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

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