units

BEG4030

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 research 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 to determine the broad research methodology appropriate for the chosen research project
  2. synthesise the literature to inform the student's research method design and implementation
  3. critically evaluate the literature and present in written and/or oral form key arguments related to the selection of methods for the research project
  4. demonstrate practical skills in data collection and/or analysis.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 144 hours per semester

Prohibitions