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Module Title LM Dissertation
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Strategy and Int Business
Module Code 07 27167
Module Lead Mike Kennard
Level Masters Level
Credits 60
Semester Semester 2
Restrictions None
Description The Dissertation is an in-depth individual research study of a particular issue within the field of business and management. 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. Students undertaking the “Entrepreneurship & Innovation” pathway will have the opportunity to incorporate a business plan as part of their dissertation.
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 10 – 12,000 word dissertation (100%)
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