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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5452

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
172134

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA STEM

Course aim

To develop the skills necessary to execute a systematic research study on a specific topic relevant to the project management discipline.

Course content

This course involves the planning and execution of a research topic relevant to the project management discipline. Based on the research proposal developed in Masters Research Theory and Practice, students will fine-tune the research proposal, conduct the research, collect data, analyse data, clearly present the findings, and submit an 8000-word research thesis. In consultation with the course coordinator or an academic supervisor, students who have not completed a research proposal must develop within this course however, it is highly recommended to develop a research proposal before enrolling in this course. Students planning to undertake any research involving humans, animals, or execution risks, must apply for and be granted human and animal research ethics approval and/or conduct a risk assessment prior to commencing their research.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
ENGG 5020 Masters Research Theory and Practice

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Workshop 2 hours x 3 weeks
Directed Study (Self-Directed Study) 20 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Thesis 8000 words 80% N/A
Presentation N/A 20% 20 minutes

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4C)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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