Available in 2022
Course code



20 units


4000 level

Course handbook


Completion of a research thesis of approximately 20,000 words under the guidance of an individual supervisor.


Newcastle City Precinct

  • Semester 1 - 2022
  • Semester 2 - 2022

Learning outcomes

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

1. Collect and analyse data relevant to a pre-determined research question and design.

2. Interpret findings and place them in the board context of relevant theory.

3. Conclude and report the project consistent with discipline conventions.


The planning, execution and writing up of an original research project.


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 relevant business major.

Assessment items

Thesis: Final Written Thesis

Contact hours

Newcastle City Precinct

Individual Supervision

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

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.