Course Information Package

Course Unit CodeMBA549
Course Unit DetailsMBA Business Administration (MBA) (Postgraduate Assignment Modules) -
Number of ECTS credits allocated10
Learning Outcomes of the course unitBy the end of the course, the students should be able to:
  1. Identify research topics of theoretical and conceptual relevance to their field of study
  2. Formulate specific research questions and /or hypotheses within the above context
  3. Identify scientific methods relevant to the chosen research field
  4. Develop a project proposal and a detailed project plan
  5. Propose/ develop a specific methodology relevant to the selected research questions
  6. Identify academic sources and theories pertaining to the selected research area
  7. Review relevant literature
Mode of DeliveryDistance Learning
Recommended optional program componentsNONE
Course Contents

The students will perform the following tasks:


- Define project aim and objectives

- Identify research questions

- Develop detailed project plan

- Propose/ develop appropriate research methodology

- Review relevant literature

- Identify an appropriate theoretical framework relevant to the chosen research field

- Complete a 8000 word draft document containing the abovematerial

Recommended and/or required reading:
  • Will depend on the research topics chosen
    Planned learning activities and teaching methodsSupervisors will meet face-to-face with studentsduring the process
    Assessment methods and criteria
    Language of instructionEnglish
    Work placement(s)NO