MBA RESEARCH PROJECT (2)

BUA5RP2

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

This subject provides students with the opportunity to investigate management issues and processes through a research project. Theoretical or applied management issues may be examined with supervision being provided on an individual basis (or exceptionally on a group basis). The subject aims to provide an analytical context within which candidates have the opportunity to apply a high degree of original thinking and to demonstrate their conceptual understanding of management principles and practice.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites BUA5BRM; and Students must be enrolled in LMMBA or HZMBHA or LMMBAH or LMMBAA or LZFABA to do this subject.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Enrolment is subject to approval by the Program Director. Students must complete the four cornerstone LMMBA subjects with a minimum WAM of 75%. Students enrolled in LMBAC/LMBACB program must have normally completed three quarters of the program with a minimum WAM of 75%. Eligible students in all programs must successfully complete the Business Research Methods subject with a minimum mark of 75%

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate advanced academic writing skills

Activities:
Supervision
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking
Writing
Information Literacy
Inquiry/ Research
Creative Problem-solving
Ethical Awareness

02. Demonstrate advanced conceptual understanding of selected management principle and practices

Activities:
Supervision
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Information Literacy
Creative Problem-solving
Inquiry/ Research
Ethical Awareness
Critical Thinking

03. Demonstrate advanced literature search and review skills

Activities:
Supervision
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Ethical Awareness
Creative Problem-solving
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking
Information Literacy

04. Demonstrate advanced secondary and/or primary research skills in research problem and question formulation, research design, data collection and data analysis (relevant to RP2/RP3/RP4

Activities:
Supervision
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving
Critical Thinking
Inquiry/ Research
Writing
Information Literacy
Ethical Awareness

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Supervised Research Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 10,000-word Research Project100 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Supervised Research Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 10,000-word Research Project100 01, 02, 03, 04