Faculty of Business and Economics

Monash University

Postgraduate - 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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12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Marketing
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2015 (Off-campus Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2015 (Off-campus Day)
Caulfield Full year 2015 (Off-campus Day)
Caulfield Second semester to First semester 2015 (Off-campus Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Mauricio Palmeira


The major project will be the capstone unit in the degree, drawing together concepts and applications from all other units.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. identify and conduct supervised independent research in an appropriate area of interest to business
  2. critically evaluate the literature relevant to the selected area of interest
  3. apply skills and concepts gained through previous studies
  4. contribute to applied marketing knowledge.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 288 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 six/eight 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

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