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MGT9608 Doctor of Business Administration Dissertation H

Semester 1, 2012 External Toowoomba
Units : 2
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business and Law
School or Department : Faculty of Business and Law
Version produced : 30 December 2013

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Staffing

Examiner: Ronel Erwee
Moderator: Aileen Cater-Steel

Requisites

Pre-requisite: (BUS8401 or MGT8401) and (BUS8402 or MGT8402) and (BUS8403 or MGT8403) and (BUS8404 or MGT8404)

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at <http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware>.

Synopsis

The final course in the eight-unit dissertation will normally focus on re-writing, corrections and revisions of all the chapters in the dissertation. Supervisors, course leader and candidate will consult on an ongoing basis during this period. Supervisors can recommend the acceptance of the dissertation for external examination. Examiners may require revisions, and a moderator will verify if the student addressed the examiners' requirements. The final grade for this course will depend on the external examiners' assessment of the dissertation.

Objectives

On successful completion of this course students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate competence in editing/correcting a complete dissertation.

Topics

Description Weighting(%)
1. Editing/correcting the research dissertation 100.00

Text and materials required to be purchased or accessed

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  • There are no texts or materials required for this course.

Reference materials

Reference materials are materials that, if accessed by students, may improve their knowledge and understanding of the material in the course and enrich their learning experience.

Student workload requirements

Activity Hours
Directed Study 100.00
Private Study 60.00

Assessment details

Description Marks out of Wtg (%) Due Date Notes
EDITING/CORRECTING DISSERTATN 100 100 18 May 2012

Important assessment information

  1. Attendance requirements:
    There are no attendance requirements for this course. However, it is the students' responsibility to study all material provided to them or required to be accessed by them to maximise their chance of meeting the objectives of the course and to be informed of course-related activities and administration.

  2. Requirements for students to complete each assessment item satisfactorily:
    Refer to Assessment Note 2.

  3. Penalties for late submission of required work:
    Refer to Assessment Note 2.

  4. Requirements for student to be awarded a passing grade in the course:
    The completed dissertation must be certified by two external examiners as satisfactory for the award of the degree of Doctor of Business Administration.

  5. Method used to combine assessment results to attain final grade:
    As P is the only passing grade available for this course, all students who are qualified for a passing grade as in Assessment 4 will be given a grade of P. Other students will be given either a fail grade or an incomplete grade.

  6. Examination information:
    There is no examination in this course.

  7. Examination period when Deferred/Supplementary examinations will be held:
    Not applicable.

  8. University Student Policies:
    Students should read the USQ policies: Definitions, Assessment and Student Academic Misconduct to avoid actions which might contravene University policies and practices. These policies can be found at http://policy.usq.edu.au.

Assessment notes

  1. Students should read Guidelines for the Supervision, Preparation and Examination of the Doctor of Business Administration Dissertation.

  2. Progress in this course will be recorded as pass (P) or fail (F). The completed dissertation must be certified by two external examiners as satisfactory for the award of the degree of Doctor of Business Administration.

Other requirements

  1. Computer, e-mail and Internet access: Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at <http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware>.