At the end of your programme of study you will be:
1. Knowledgeable about the theory and practice of international business management
2. Skilful in the use of professional and managerial techniques and processes
3. Aware of ethical issues impacting on business and professional practice
4. Employable as graduates
All of the learning that takes place within modules is designed to enable you to achieve the above goals and your assessment tasks are mapped directly to these goals as outlined in each assessment brief.
|OUTLINE STUDY PLAN 2012/13 | | |NX0314 Undergraduate Dissertation |YL |
|Week |Lecture Topic |Seminar |Recommended Reading |Directed study | |1 |No lecture |Finding a research topic |Saunders, Lewis and |Follow up | |Week | | |Thornhill, Chapters 1 & |Read the Dissertation Guide in Blackboard and | |starts | |Aims of the seminar: |2. |ensure you understand the key dates. Think about | |24/09/12 | | | |suitable research topics for the next session. | | | |To understand the purpose and |Quinlan, | | | | |content of the dissertation |Chapters 1,2,5. |Preparation for next session | | | |proposal and the dissertation | |If you have some ideas for a topic then get a feel | | | |itself. |Bryman & Bell, Chapter |for current academic thinking in this area by using| | | | |3. |the | | | |To understand the features of | |Electronic Journals section of learning resources. | | | |viable dissertation topics. | |Is there enough research available to support your | | | | | |research? | | | |To discuss and refine topic | |What key aspects could you look at within your | | | |ideas. | |research topic? | | | | | |Do you need to change your topic? | | | | | | | | | | | |To help generate ideas for research topics, read | | | | | |any of the dissertation methods texts for help or | | | | | |consider your favourite areas of your programme. | | | | | |Look at the TLP for these modules and go into the...