units

MGX4400

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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24 points, SCA Band 3, 0.500 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Management
OfferedCaulfield Full year 2013 (Day)
Clayton Full year 2013 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester to First semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Ross Donohue

Synopsis

Students work under the guidance of a supervisor to carry out research that addresses: a classic or contemporary disciplinary debate; a current policy issue; or a generic issue within management practice.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
1. design and execute an independent research project over the course of two semesters, under the guidance of a staff supervisor. Projects may be based in qualitative or quantitative methodologies, or may include a mixed methods approach For example, a quantitative project based on surveys will typically require: elucidation of the research question, conduct of a critical review of the relevant literature in relation to the chosen topic area, deriving hypotheses, identifying a target population, gaining ethics approval, designing a questionnaire, gathering the data, analysing the data using appropriate techniques, drawing conclusions and producing a major analytical thesis of up to 20,000 words on the project.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

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Prerequisites

Students must be enrolled in course 0181 or 0508 to undertake this unit

Prohibitions