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Module Title LM Dissertation: MSc International Business
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Birmingham Business School
Module Code 07 16430
Module Lead Michel Goyer
Level Masters Level
Credits 60
Semester Full Term
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Restrictions none
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Description

The dissertation is an in-depth individual research study of a particular issue within a field of international business.  It will outline understanding of current theory and literature, describe in detail methodology of data gathering, outline the evidence gathered, analysis and interpretation; and finally explore conclusions, and if relevant to the study, recommendations.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module students should be able to:

  • design, plan and execute an independent research project;
  • critically assess and make comparisons between theoretical frameworks and substantive knowledge acquired in the programme to a research topic;
  • undertake a systematic analysis of quantitative and/or qualitative information and present the results in a clear and consistent manner,
  • analyse and evaluate primary and/or secondary data and assess its implications for theory and practice.
Assessment
Assessment Methods & Exceptions One 10-12,000 word dissertation (100%)
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