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BUS3052 : International Business Management Dissertation

Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 20
Semester 2 Credit Value: 20
ECTS Credits: 20.0

Aims

To enable students to:
1. Conduct and report a small scale empirical and/or theoretical study of an international business
management topic.
2. To further develop students understanding of research methods.

Original Summary:
The International Business Management Dissertation gives students the opportunity to display their
ability to apply elements of the BA IBM degree programme to a specific topic of their own choosing
from the area of international business management, to display their grasp of all the relevant issues
surrounding that topic, and to demonstrate their enthusiasm and interest for that topic

Outline Of Syllabus

Students can expect to receive up to four hours of personal supervision from their dissertation
supervisor.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion1185:00185:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture31:003:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading1100:00100:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching71:007:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesDissertation/project related supervision20:301:00Individual tutorials
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study1100:00100:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesDissertation/project related supervision41:004:00Personal Dissertation supervision from Dissertation supervisor
Total400:00
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

The dissertation is the written evidence of the students’ ability to conduct and report an in-depth international business management investigation.

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Essay1M252500 word essay in semester 1
Dissertation2M7510000 word piece
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The dissertation is the written evidence of the students’ ability to conduct and report an in-depth international business management investigation.

Reading Lists

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