MASTERS BUSINESS RESEARCH THESIS

BUS5THE

2018

Credit points: 45

Subject outline

This subject is for students enrolled in a Master-by-coursework, offered by the La Trobe Business School, who wish to undertake a major research project as part of their degree.  In this subject you will complete a major research project, under the supervision of an experienced academic.  Your completion of a minor thesis will provide you with opportunities to develop your research skills, and may provide a pathway into a higher research degree. In focusing on a particualr topic that is relevant to your discipline and course it will enhance your discipline expertise through an advanced  area of study.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points45

Subject Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Student must have 75% WAM before enrolling in this subject.

Co-requisites MGT5BRM

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Conduct an independent research project under supervision, based on the development of an appropriate research proposal

Activities:
Development of a research proposal
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Design research questions and collect, analyse and interpret data

Activities:
Collect data from relevant sources and analyse data
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Conduct research in an ethical manner

Activities:
Consideration of ethical issues and submission of ethics application as required
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Supervised Research Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"INSTANCE UNCONFIRMED, PLEASE CONFIRM ON APPROVAL"

Supervised Research Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 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 12,000 - 18,000 word thesis100 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Supervised Research Week: 32 - 43
One 1.0 hours supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"INSTANCE UNCONFIRMED, PLEASE CONFIRM ON APPROVAL"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 12,000 - 18,000 word thesis100 01, 02, 03