6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate, Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2017 (Day)
- Second semester 2017 (Day)
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 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.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- analyse the literature in order to develop subject matter expertise beyond the specific focus of the Honours project
- synthesise the literature to inform the student's research topic of choice
- critically evaluate academic literature and present in written and/or oral form key arguments related to the research project.
Assessment will be through a combination of assignments, examinations, and written reports appropriate to the selected area of study and associated activities.
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.
See also Unit timetable information
Students must be enrolled in course B3702, B5003, 3169, 3845 or 4414 to undertake this unit.