Faculty of Business and Economics

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedBerwick First semester 2015 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2015 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2015 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2015 (Day)
Berwick Second semester 2015 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2015 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2015 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2015 (Day)
Berwick Summer semester A 2015 (Day)
Caulfield Summer semester A 2015 (Day)
Clayton Summer semester A 2015 (Day)
Peninsula Summer semester A 2015 (Day)
Berwick Summer semester B 2015 (Day)
Caulfield Summer semester B 2015 (Day)
Clayton Summer semester B 2015 (Day)
Peninsula Summer semester B 2015 (Day)
Berwick Winter semester 2015 (Day)
Caulfield Winter semester 2015 (Day)
Clayton Winter semester 2015 (Day)
Peninsula Winter semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Ian Walker


This unit is designed to enable students undertaking undergraduate degrees in business and economics to undertake an individual research project in the general area of business.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. demonstrate an ability to apply a broad range of knowledge and understanding of key business theories, concepts, tools and techniques in a practical context
  2. investigate, describe, consider and evaluate a specific business issue
  3. develop higher level business conceptualisations and understandings about the topic under investigation
  4. to report on the outcomes of the project
  5. to reflect and report on the personal learning derived from the project.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

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

Chief examiner(s)


Students must have completed at least 72 Monash credit points (90 ECTS) of study prior to enrolling in this unit.