No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2016

MGT565 Business Research Project (16)


This subject provides students with the opportunity to undertake an applied business research project within their workplace. The subject covers all relevant aspects of applied business research from project formulation through to method selection, collection and analysis of appropriate information and eventual report writing.

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Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details prior to contacting their course coordinator: MGT565
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:
Two sessionsHD/FLSchool of Management and Marketing

Enrolment restrictions

Enrolment is only permitted with the permission of the Course Co-ordinator

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to examine and articulate the meaning of action research and how it relates to contemporary business issues;
  • be able to plan and design a research project;
  • be able to construct a detailed literature review;
  • be able to analyse and evaluate data collection techniques and interpret the results; and
  • be able to construct and present a research report.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Introduction to action research
  • Planning and designing research projects
  • Doing a literature review
  • Qualitative/quantitative research
  • Data/information collection
  • Data/information analysis and interpretation
  • Writing a research report


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.