units

BEW4030

Faculty of Business and Economics

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate, Postgraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Business and Economics

Coordinator(s)

Dr Uma Devi Jogulu

Offered

Malaysia

  • First semester 2016 (Day)
  • Second semester 2016 (Day)

South Africa

  • First semester 2016 (Day)

Synopsis

Under the guidance of an academic supervisor, this subject allows a student to independently gain in-depth discipline knowledge in a selected area of business and commerce as a foundation to the completion of an honours research project. The student will complete a prescribed list of readings, undertake further independent literature studies, and complete other learning activities and assessments considered appropriate for the selected field of study.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are:

  1. to analyse the literature to determine the research methodology appropriate for the chosen research project
  2. to synthesise the literature to inform the students' research method design and implementation
  3. to critically evaluate the literature and present in written and/or oral form key arguments related to the selection of methods for the research project.

Assessment

Assignments, examinations and written reports appropriate to the selected area of study and associated activities

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in course 3169, 3845 or 4414 to undertake this unit.