HRMT4486 Dissertation (Human Resource Management) Part 2

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Honours core unit in Human Resource Management [Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)]
This unit is taken over two semesters and parts 1 to 4 must be completed to fulfil the requirements of the unit. Students undertake the honours dissertation, which comprises supervised research conducted by the individual student. The student's understanding of the topic of the dissertation is developed through an individually guided program of library research, reading and attendance at occasional research seminars within the School. Students research the relevant literature, design the research project, write the research proposal, give an oral presentation of the research proposal and submit an application for ethical approval of the dissertation. Students complete their research and submit their written theses. The thesis includes a literature review, descriptions of the methods and results, and a discussion. As part of this unit students also make an oral presentation to academic staff of their research and findings during the second semester.
Students are able to (1) demonstrate a thorough understanding of the topic of the dissertation and the literature on that topic; (2) prepare, write and present a research proposal and an application for ethical approval of research; and (3) prepare, write and present research results and conclusions in a scholarly manner.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: individual research project. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit rules
enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
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