Dissertation Project IV

10 Units

Develops research skills and demonstrates the student's command of theory and research methods through their application in an original piece of empirical research. The dissertation project of approximately 30,000 - 40,000 words embodies an original investigation of an approved topic. Students must demonstrate competence in reviewing the appropriate literature, developing appropriate research questions and research methodologies, undertaking fieldwork and presenting the findings in a scholarly manner. This is part four of a six part dissertation project.

Faculty Faculty of Business and Law
School Newcastle Business School
Availability Trimester 1 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 1 - 2014 (HKMA - Hong Kong)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 2 - 2014 (HKMA - Hong Kong)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Trimester 1 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 1 - 2015 (HKMA - Hong Kong)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 2 - 2015 (HKMA - Hong Kong)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)

To enable completion of the DBA dissertation project.


Individually supervised research.

Replacing Course(s)
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge GSBR6201 Research Methods I GSBR6202 Research Methods II GSBR6203 Literature Review GSBR6204 Research Proposal GSBR6301 Dissertation Project 1 GSBR6302 Dissertation Project II GSBR6303 Dissertation Project III
Modes of Delivery Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching Methods Individual Supervision
Assessment Items
  • Other: (please specify) - The dissertation project is examined by two examiners neither of whom are to be the supervisor.
Contact Hours
  • Individual Supervision: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
  • Requisite by Enrolment: Doctor of Business Administration. This course is only available to students enrolled in the DBA program.
Course Materials
  • No Materials
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for GSBR6304

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