MBA RESEARCH PROJECT (3)

BUA5RP3

2021

Credit points: 45

Subject outline

This subject provides you 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 you have the opportunity to apply a high degree of original thinking and to demonstrate your conceptual understanding of management principles and practice.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points45

Subject Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesSupervision

Capstone subjectNo

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

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsEnrolment 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%.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate advanced academic writing skills
02. Demonstrate advanced conceptual understanding of selected management principle and practices
03. Demonstrate advanced literature search and review skills
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

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Supervised ResearchWeek: 10 - 22
One 3.00 h supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 15,000-word Research Project

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Class requirements

Supervised ResearchWeek: 30 - 42
One 3.00 h supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 15,000-word Research Project

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4