BEW4100 - Research project and report - 2018

24 points, SCA Band 3, 0.500 EFTSL

Undergraduate, Postgraduate - Unit

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Business and Economics

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Chong Yit Sean


Dr Chong Yit Sean

Unit guides



  • First semester 2018 (On-campus)
  • Second semester 2018 (On-campus)




Students must be enrolled in course B3702, B5003 or 4414.


Students work under the guidance of a supervisor to plan, carry out, and report on an original research project that addresses a significant issues in business; this research project is likely to have substantial practical outcomes or implications; as well, it is hoped that students and supervisors will publish the work in an appropriate journal.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. identify a business or economics-related issue in the research literature which has either not been adequately researched previously or which requires replication
  2. critically review relevant academic and business research which relates to the identified issue
  3. develop a specific research proposal which has a potential contribution to the business, professional and public policy communities
  4. conduct, analyse, discuss and communicate research outcomes in written and oral form in a professional manner.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 576 hours per semester

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