DBA718 Thesis (Part-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 Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Bathurst Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Bathurst Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: DBA718. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



Eight sessions


School of Management and Marketing

Enrolment Restrictions

Doctor of Business Administration.

Assumed Knowledge
DBA711 and DBA712 and DBA713 and DBA714

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.


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


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or ask@csu.edu.au or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.