DBA717 Thesis (Full-time) (128 Points) (128)


This subject requires students to carry out an investigation of a topic selected in conjunction with
supervisors. The results of the investigation will be written up as a thesis and presented for examination.
A minimum of one paper for journal submission to communicate the research findings is required prior to
thesis submission.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
InternalBathurst Campus
InternalWagga Wagga Campus
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Session 2
InternalBathurst Campus
InternalWagga Wagga Campus
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: DBA717
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
Four sessionsSY/USSchool of Management and Marketing

Assumed Knowledge

DBA711 and DBA712 and DBA713 and DBA714

Enrolment restrictions

Doctor of Business Administration.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to independently and critically plan and investigate an applied business problem leading to a significant and original contribution to business professional practice;
  • be able to develop and apply expert skills in a methodology appropriate to the needs of the research project; and
  • be able to disseminate the outcomes of their original research project though the drafting of journal articles and the production of a thesis.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Journal paper writing and production
  • Thesis writing and production


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.