UWA Handbook 2017

Honours course

Honours in Management

An Honours in Management provides you with foundation research training in the Management discipline at an international standard. Honours graduates will have the skills needed to plan and conduct research to investigate problems in management and business. You will apply a number of current advanced methods for research and analysis, and develop your knowledge and skills further. Upon completion you will have the capacity to enter business as a capable and knowledgeable graduate with potential as a future manager. The successful honours graduate will also be ready to enter a postgraduate research degree in management, such as the PhD.

Outcomes: Students are able to (1) demonstrate coherent and advanced knowledge of the underlying principles and concepts in management; (2) demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods; (3) apply advanced management knowledge to solve complex problems; and (4) communicate effectively and succinctly the results of management research.

Entry requirements: the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 75 per cent in the Level 3 units in the Management major.

Intake periods: Beginning of year only

Honours sequence

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2
Take all units (48 points):
AvailabilityUnit codeUnitĀ nameĀ Unit rules
S1BUSN4401Qualitative Business Research MethodsPrerequisites: enrolment in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
S1BUSN4402Quantitative Business Research MethodsPrerequisites: enrolment in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) or a Doctor of Philosophy in a relevant area
S1BUSN4403Business Research MethodologyPrerequisites: enrolment in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) or a Doctor of Philosophy in a relevant area
S2MGMT4401Special Topics in Management SeminarPrerequisites: enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
S1, S2MGMT4485Dissertation (Management) Part 1Prerequisites: enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
S1, S2MGMT4486Dissertation (Management) Part 2Prerequisites: enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
S1, S2MGMT4487Dissertation (Management) Part 3Prerequisites: enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
S1, S2MGMT4488Dissertation (Management) Part 4Prerequisites: enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)