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MGX5901

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Caulfield Second semester 2011 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Sunway First semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Ross Donohue

Synopsis

Students conduct an original research project on a significant issue in management. The project can be purely theoretical; eg: a literature review leading to development of a new model and/or propositions for future research; an empirical examination such as a test of hypotheses based on primary survey data and/or interviews; a test of hypotheses based on secondary data sources, exploratory or explanatory case study work, experimental or simulation work, or the development of a methodology contributing to the solution of a significant organisational problem.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. identify a research project on a significant issue in the field management
  2. identify and critically evaluate relevant literature on the research topic
  3. identify and critically evaluate an appropriate methodology for the research project.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Ross Donohue

Contact hours

No formal classes
Can be studied by off-campus learning

Prerequisites

Students need to be granted permission before undertaking this unit and to have completed MGX5000 with a minimum grade of 70%, and 24 credit points of course work with an average grade of 70%.