BMGT4024H Research Paper 2

Academic Year 2022/2023

In completing this module (Research Paper 2) each student has the opportunity to research a topic of their choice drawing on documentary evidence (literature and secondary sources) and primary sources. The research topic can be associated with the student's work place / prior study / current career / industry or sector etc. To provide details of the project, each student will complete a research proposal which provides brief details the design of the project. This research proposal is submitted to your research advisor who will advise you on the appropriateness or otherwise of the topic choice, research objectives, methodology and proposed literature review. It intended the topic builds directly on the topic area for the Research Paper 1 module.

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Learning Outcomes:

On completing this module, students should be able to
(i) Select an appropriate business research topic
(ii) Formulate a pertinent research question, and supporting objectives
(iii) Select an appropriate qualitative methodology and research design
(iv) Gather appropriate data, analyse it, and present research findings.

Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning






Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Assignment: Research Report Coursework (End of Trimester) n/a Graded No


Assignment: Research Proposal Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

General feedback is provided to students on all their submitted assessment components.

Name Role
Dr Robert Lai Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Christina Burke Tutor
Eva Lee Tutor

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