NBS8500 : Dissertation (Global HRM)
- Offered for Year: 2020/21
- Module Leader(s): Dr Benjamin Bader
- Demonstrator: Dr David Lain, Dr Susan Kirk
- Lecturer: Professor Natasha Mauthner, Professor Stephen Procter, Professor Steve Vincent, Professor Alan McKinlay, Dr Stewart Johnstone
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
|Semester 3 Credit Value:||50|
This module provides the opportunity for students to undertake independent academic research into a problem relating to Global Human Resource Management. Drawing on their knowledge, skills and analytical tools across the GHRM programme, students are required to engage with the relevant academic literature; collect, analyse and synthesise data using appropriate tools, draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.
Outline Of Syllabus
The content of this capstone module includes contemporary HR-related research issues covered as part of this programme that students will examine in independent study. Therefore, there is no set syllabus.
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||588:00||588:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Workshops||2||2:00||4:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Dissertation/project related supervision||1||6:00||6:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Distance Learning Advance Preparation||2||1:00||2:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
This module provides an opportunity for students to undertake independent research supported by workshops, online resources and six hours of project-specific supervision.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Written exercise||2||M||Formative feedback as part of supervision sessions.|
|Written exercise||3||M||Formative feedback as part of supervision sessions.|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The 14,000-word dissertation is the main piece of assessment supported by a programme of supervision. Its successful completion is one of the conditions for membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.