MASTERS BUSINESS RESEARCH THESIS

BUS5THE

2021

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 particular 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-ordinatorJennifer Frost

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesDevelopment of a research proposal, collect data from relevant sources and analyse data, consideration of ethical issues and submission of ethics application as required.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesMGT5BRM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsStudent must have 75% WAM before enrolling in this subject

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. Conduct an independent research project under supervision, based on the development of an appropriate research proposal
02. Design research questions and collect, analyse and interpret data
03. Conduct research in an ethical manner

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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-ordinatorJennifer Frost

Class requirements

Supervised ResearchWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 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 12,000 - 18,000 word thesis

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Frost

Class requirements

Supervised ResearchWeek: 32 - 43
One 1.00 h supervised research per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 12,000 - 18,000 word thesis

N/AOtherIndividualNo100 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3