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BUS417 Business Honours Project/Dissertation (16)

Abstract

Students will carry out a supervised research project in an area that falls within the Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Science approved fields of research; accounting, finance, economics, marketing or management. The student will be able to test his/her ability to use management theory and research techniques in a business environment. This subject continues and completes the dissertation started in BUS416.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
OnlineBathurst Campus
Session 2
OnlineBathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: BUS417
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:
One sessionHONSSchool of Management and Marketing

Assumed Knowledge

BUS416

Enrolment restrictions

Available only to students in Bachelor of Business (Honours).
Related subject(s)
BUS416 This subject must be completed before BUS417.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to successfully design and complete a research project that involves the application of relevant theories and frameworks to the solution of a significant management problem or situation that falls within the Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Science approved fields of research; accounting, finance, economics, marketing or management.

Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:
The project topic is put forward by the individual student after counselling and guidance from staff. Approval for the topic is required from the Course Coordinator. Each project will have one or more of several components: a problem or opportunity existing either in one organisation or across an industry; a contribution to theory or practice. Students will be required to write a thesis with a maximum of 30,000 words, segments of which will be required to be submitted during the course of the project.

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 24 November 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.