Course Information Package

Course Unit CodeMBA550
Course Unit DetailsMBA Business Administration (MBA) (Postgraduate Assignment Modules) -
Number of ECTS credits allocated15
Learning Outcomes of the course unitBy the end of the course, the students should be able to:
  1. Demonstrate the ability to conduct primary search, collect data relevant to a specific research question or apply a scientific approach/ technique to solve a specific decision problem
  2. Analyse data or apply a scientific approach/ technique while following a specific methodology in the context of a relevant theoretical framework
  3. Identify and explain key findings that can be derived from the above process
  4. Critically discuss the research results in the light of the existing literature and relevant theories
  5. Acquire skills in various domains including: originality and innovation, critical thinking and creativity, linking business theory to practice, conceptualizing, quantitative and/ or qualitative methodology, work organisation and time management, scientific rigor, ethics.
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Recommended optional program componentsNONE
Course Contents

The students will perform the following tasks:

- Collect data relevant to the research questions or identify a scientific approach/ technique to solve a specific problem

- Process and analyse data or apply a specific algorithm/ technique in the above context

- Analyse and discuss key findings within the context of existing literature and relevant theories

- Draw conclusions and present recommendations

- Identify limitations of the research work

-Update/ complete the existing 8000 word draft document(deliverable of module MBA549) to reach a final MBA Thesis of 20,000 words including the above material and following specific guidelines for the research project

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