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BU5958: BUSINESS PROJECT (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

Course Overview


Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Full Year Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Mr Russell Williams

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

The substantial part of this course is the organisational placement/consultancy project, where students are given the opportunity to work for an organisation for a limited time with the goal of completing agreed tasks. The MSc placement is expected to run for 10 weeks.

The nature of the work to be undertaken by the student in the placement will be agreed between the supervisor (a faculty member), the sponsoring organisation and the student at the start of the internship.

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Assessment for the 10-week placement comprises three elements:

1. Practical Performance Log: Reflective journal where the student is expected to reflect the issues and obstacles surrounding their tasks in placement (contributing 10% of total marks).

2. 7000 Word Project (contributing 70% of total marks).

3. Presentation (contributing 20% of total marks). 

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.



Course Learning Outcomes


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