Business Dissertation B (BUSS7001)

UNIT OF STUDY

This is one of two (12 credit point) units that together (total of 24 credit points) provide outstanding students in the Commerce program with the opportunity to develop and complete a supervised research dissertation of 15,000 to 20,000 words, or equivalent, on an approved topic within the domain of business/commerce/management. Admission to the dissertation stream requires an average grade of at least 80% in a minimum of four Commerce program units (12 unit program) or a minimum of eight Commerce program units (16 unit program), interview by the Associate Dean Postgraduate, and a formal dissertation proposal agreed to by a nominated supervisor and the Associate Dean Postgraduate. Final approval will depend on the nature of the proposed topic and the availability of appropriate supervisory expertise. The dissertation will be marked by examiners nominated by the Associate Dean Postgraduate in consultation with the supervisor and other academics from the relevant discipline/s.

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Classes

research

Assessment

dissertation (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

48 credit points of prior study in the Master of Commerce program with a grade average of at least 80%.

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