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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

9

Level of learning

Advanced

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.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
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
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  2. Provide a professional report presenting research that is partial and relevant to the needs of targeted stakeholders
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  3. Ethically and skilfully undertake data collection processes.
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