2021/22 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
LUBS3345 Dissertation/Project in Management
40 creditsClass Size: 350
Module manager: Dr Nick Jackson
Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun) View Timetable
Year running 2021/22
Pre-requisite qualificationsLUBS2840 Marketing Research
LUBS2910 Management Research and Analysis
This module is mutually exclusive with
|LUBS3200||Business Analytics 3: Analytics Project|
|LUBS3305||Dissertation in Management|
This module is not approved as a discovery module
ObjectivesThis module gives students the opportunity to initiate, design, execute and write up a piece of research in the management sciences. The topic and specific project will be of their own choosing, under the tutelage of a supervisor. The module will provide workshops to support students in designing and carrying out their dissertation, supporting both primary and secondary data collection and analysis. The module provides students with the chance to show off the knowledge they have acquired, their ability to apply it, and their skills in seeking out further material specific to their cause. As a 40 credit module it forms a substantial piece of work.
On completion of this module students will be able to assess and evaluate:
- data sources and their possibilities for investigation issues in management
- of management theories, and competing theoretical arguments
- how these diverse theories in current scholarship might be applied
On completion of this module students will be able to:
- Manage a large amount of research data (appropriate to topic) in order to create a major piece of work
- Develop a scholarly writing style.
Students will choose a subject and title for their dissertation under the guidance of the module leader and a dissertation supervisor. The dissertation supervisor will subsequently suggest readings and work with the student to ensure that the dissertation has an appropriate focus.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||380.00|
|Total Contact hours||20.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||400.00|
Private studyThis could include a variety of activities, such as reading, watching videos, question practice and exam preparation.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackYour teaching methods could include a variety of delivery models, such as face-to-face teaching, live webinars, discussion boards and other interactive activities. There will be opportunities for formative feedback throughout the module.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Essay or Dissertation||12,000 words final submission||100.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
The resit for this module will be 100% by coursework- re-submission of improved 12,000 word dissertation.
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
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