units

BEG4020

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate, Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate, Postgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedGippsland First semester 2014 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Professor Alan Lawton

Synopsis

Under the guidance of an academic supervisor, this subject allows a student to independently gain in-depth discipline knowledge in a selected area of business and commerce as a foundation to the completion of an honours project. The student will complete a prescribed list of readings, undertake further independent literature studies, and complete other learning activities and assessments considered appropriate for the selected field of study.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. analyse the literature in order to develop subject matter expertise beyond the specific focus of the honours project
  2. synthesise the literature to inform the student's research topic of choice
  3. critically evaluate academic literature and present in written and/or oral form key arguments related to the research project.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 144 hours per semester

Prohibitions