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The information in this section applies to both MGMT90235 EMA Special Project (Year Long) Part 1 and MGMT90236 EMA Special Project (Year Long) Part 2. This subject involves a supervised research report or thesis of 10,000 words (excluding supplementary text such as footnotes, endnotes, bibliography, abstract etc) which must be completed over two consecutive semesters. The project will embody the results of the student’s own research and it is expected that the research topic will relate to a discipline or study area relevant to the EMA and/or to career development. It is strongly advised that students contact the EMA Course Coordinator in the semester prior to enrolment in this subject so that appropriate supervision and expectations can be discussed.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- demonstrate a specialist understanding of the topic being studied;
- show advanced skills of analysis pertinent to the topic;
- demonstrate advanced research methods skills;
- show a detailed sense of current debates and issues debates in the topic area;
- demonstrate an ability to undertake critical independent research; and
- demonstrate a capacity to communicate research effectively and persuasively in written form.
The information in this section applies to the entire enrolment across Parts 1 and 2 of the subject (i.e. MGMT90235 and MGMT90236 together). At the completion of this subject, students should gain the following generic skills:
- conceptualisation and planning of a substantial project of original research;
- presenting material in draft form and engaging productively with a supervisor;
- consolidating and enhancing established skills in engaging creatively with a critical field;
- synthesising critical arguments and debates;
- enhancing drafting and writing skills, in both a critical and creative manner; and
- managing time and study resources over a sustained research project.
Last updated: 6 December 2019