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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Data collection
    • Qualitative and Quantitative analysis
    • Documentation and reporting
    • Project Completion
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate the application of theoretical knowledge and skills to execute an academic research-based project or piece of scholarship
  2. collect, analyse, and synthesise information and data through the use of approved research methods
  3. apply expert, specialised cognitive and creative skills to generate conclusions and make recommendations on complex ideas and concepts in the area of project management
  4. demonstrate the application of theoretical knowledge and skills with a high level of personal autonomy and accountability
  5. apply expert, specialised technical and communication skills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse and/or theorise about developments that contribute to professional practice or scholarship in the area of project management
  • Assignment 1 - Research report (9000 words) (100%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject aims to provide you with the opportunity to apply expert, specialised cognitive and technical skills in a body of knowledge of project management to independently execute a significant research-based project or piece of scholarship.

This subject is the second of two subjects (MPM 9501 and MPM 9502) that culminate in a 9,000 word research project that demonstrates a high level of synthesis of concepts and prepares you for lifelong learning in pursuit of personal development and excellence in professional practice.

You will implement their pre-approved plan to investigate and report on special issues pertaining to a relevant research topic from within the area of Project Management, and within the context of a specialism of interest, if applicable.

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