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PMGT5884: Project Studies Thesis B

Project Studies Thesis provides an opportunity for students to undertake a major project in a specialised area relevant to Project Management. It can be spread over a whole year, in two successive Units of Study of 6 credits points each, Project Studies Thesis A (PMGT5883) and Project Studies Thesis B (PMGT5884). Students will work individually to plan and write reports. Project Studies Thesis B covers the second half of the work required for a complete thesis project.

Code PMGT5884
Academic unit Project Management
Credit points 6
PMGT5882 (result >75)

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Drive a research project and take ownership in its articulation, design, planning, execution and documentation.
  • LO2. Conduct a critical review of literature relevant to a chosen topic with focus on identifying key themes, contributions, research gaps and issues.
  • LO3. Articulate and justify a researchable question or questions suitable for investigation.
  • LO4. Identify, select and justify relevant theory, research philosophy and research methods suitable for addressing a research question or problem in an academic manner.
  • LO5. Apply selected research method(s) with consideration of reliability and validity of results.
  • LO6. Draw conclusions based on raw data analysis and refine those conclusions in context based on consideration of methods and assumptions involved.
  • LO7. Demonstrate originality, ingenuity and initiative in dealing with critical research issues.
  • LO8. Document and report research work that demonstrates a clear line of argument and follows a format appropriate for academic literature.
  • LO9. Demonstrate ability to disseminate research work accurately, informatively and constructively to both academic and non-academic audiences in a professional manner.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.