MASTERS BUSINESS RESEARCH THESIS

MGT5THE

Not currently offered

Credit points: 45

Subject outline

Students undertake this subject as part of their Master by Coursework degree. The research component of the program consists of 45 credit points. Students are required to complete a 15,000-word thesis under the direct supervision of an academic staff member. Approval of research topic and to undertake thesis subject is subject to availability of a supervisor, and the candidate must also be performing at a high academic standard in their studies. Students must take MGT5BRM either before or at the same time as undertaking the thesis.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points45

Subject Co-ordinatorTimothy Marjoribanks

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisites MGT5BRM

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Student must be performing at a high academic standard in their studies, and enrolment in the subject is subject to the approval of subject coordinator and relevant program director, and is also subject to availability of a supervisor.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

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

02. Design research questions, and collect, analyse and interpret data, as appropriate to the specific research questions

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

03. Completion of thesis, including all required components, as appropriate to the specific topic

Activities:
Completion and submission of 15,000 word thesis
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

04. Capacity to conduct research in ethical manner

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

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