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

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 Methods & Exceptions One 10-12,000 word dissertation (100%)
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