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.

Subject Outlines
Current CSU students can view Subject Outlines for recent sessions. Please note that Subject Outlines and assessment tasks are updated each session.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

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



Two sessions


School 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.


This 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


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or 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.