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Term1,2,3,4,5
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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

Enables students to undertake analysis of a business, industry or social problem or opportunity at a substantially independent level in this (Part B) capstone research unit. Through learning, developing and applying an evidence-based research design, students create an industry-accessible publication that reports on the research process and elaborates on the business solutions and/or research implications.

Unit content

Part A of the Industry Research Project Unit enables students to design a research project. The project is executed and completed in Part B of Industry Research Project. The topics covered in Part B include:

  • Review of Research Tools
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Qualitative Analysis
  • Reporting to Industry
  • Actioning Research

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 Creatively and effectively analyse data to reveal underlying patterns, themes and relationships
2 Provide a professional report presenting research that is partial and relevant to the needs of targeted stakeholders
3 Ethically and skilfully undertake data collection processes.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Creatively and effectively analyse data to reveal underlying patterns, themes and relationships
  2. Provide a professional report presenting research that is partial and relevant to the needs of targeted stakeholders
  3. Ethically and skilfully undertake data collection processes.

Prescribed texts

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  • Saunders, M, Lewis, P, 2017, Doing Research in Business and Management: An essential guide to planning your project, 2nd edn, Pearson Publishing, United Kingdom. ISBN: 9781292133522.

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.