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Doctor of Business Administration Thesis (MBS700)

Organisational Unit Business
Credit Points 12
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Murdoch S2
Description Students should enrol in this unit for the thesis component of their DBA. Students will be required to identify their research problem, conduct a literature review, develop a conceptual framework and research methodology for their thesis. Students will then be required to undertake the proposed research project and present their findings in a thesis. Students should re-enrol in this unit until they finalise their research and submit the completed thesis (48 points).
Timetabled Learning Activities Regular meetings will be scheduled with supervisors.
Unit Learning Experiences Students are enrolled in thesis units while they undertake all stages of their research for their nominated qualification. This will include interacting with the relevant literature, data collection and analysis as appropriate, and theory building and related activities. Students in thesis units will work under the supervision of a supervisory team who will guide them in the appropriate learning experiences for their chosen area.
Assessment Progressive feedback will be provided by supervisors.
Prerequisites Enrolment in Doctor of Business Administration.
Notes Students cannot self-enrol in this unit.
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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