Directed Studies in Business Research

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Directed Studies in Business Research
BUS B880
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Directed Studies in Business Research
Course Start Date
Aut 2021
Course Level
Postgraduate
Length in Terms
2 terms
Credits
20
Language
English
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
39,300
Future Terms
Aut 2022
Quota and Schedule
Course
Start Date
Course LevelLength in TermsCredits
Language
Fees ($)
(including lab fees)
Future Terms
Aut 2021
Postgraduate2 terms20
English
39,300
Aut 2022

Course Coordinator: Dr Matthew Yeung, BSc, MSc (Herts); PhD (Nottingham)

Compulsory prerequisite(s)
You are required to have already completed BUS B950 and 20 credits from any Master’s-level English courses offered by the Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration.

Aims
This course aims to enable students to develop, refine and complete a unique research report suitable for investigation at the master’s level.

Contents
This course covers the following topics:

  • Identifying and framing a research topic
  • Review of literature and comparison of theories
  • Developing and refining research questions and conceptual framework
  • Additional issues in research design
  • Comparison of research strategies and methods
  • Interpreting results and presenting research findings
  • Writing a well-structured, coherent research report

Learning support
There will be ten three-hour tutorials.

Assessment
There are three written assignments and an oral presentation (compulsory assignment). Students must use word processing software (such as Microsoft Word) to prepare assignments, and submit assignments via the Online Learning Environment (OLE).

Set book(s)
There are no set books for this course.