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LBU3052 : International Business Management Dissertation

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

Aims

This module provides students with an opportunity to develop their understanding of research methods and apply their learning to a small-scale research project on a specific topic from the area of international business management. Students will select one topic for independent investigation supported by an appropriate supervisor. The module enables students to display their grasp of all relevant issues surrounding that topic and to demonstrate their enthusiasm and interest.

Outline Of Syllabus

There is no set syllabus for this module because it will involve planning, conducting and representing an international business management research dissertation. Supporting classes will provide research methods training.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion1181:00181:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture31:003:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading1100:00100:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching101:0010:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesDissertation/project related supervision61:006:00Personal Dissertation supervision from Dissertation supervisor
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study1100:00100:00N/A
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
Dissertation2M10010,000 words dissertation
Formative Assessments
Description Semester When Set Comment
Written exercise1MFormative feedback given in supervision sessions.
Written exercise2MFormative feedback given in supervision sessions.
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.

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