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BU5969: WORK BASED PROJECT (2020-2021)

Last modified: 05 Aug 2021 13:04


Course Overview

This credit bearing course is offered to part-time students on the MBA and MBA (Energy Management) programmes an opportunity to conduct an in-depth investigation and to improve practice through a capstone action-learning project.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Third Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators

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

  • Either Master of Business Administration (P/T) (Studied) or Master of Business Administration in Energy Management (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This 30 credit course offers part-time students on the MBA and MBA (Energy Management) programmes an opportunity to conduct an in-depth investigation and to improve practice through a capstone action-learing project. The positioning of this course toward the end of the programme is intended to promote integration of material covered in the preceding courses. Key elements of the work-based project include: Formulating reseah questions; Writing an evaluative literature review; Research methods in the management context; Collecting data for research; Ethical issues in business and management research; Analysing and discussing results; Managing a research project; and Writing up work; what makes a good strategic business project. Students taking this course will be allocated an academic supervisor.


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown

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Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

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Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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