Students undertake a major research study on a topic related to the maritime and logistics industries, which aims to make a significant contribution to maritime and logistics management knowledge.
A dissertation is equivalent to three units of coursework. The dissertation is to be completed over two or more semesters, after completion of the Research Methods unit.
The dissertation programme consists of three parts with individual unit codes as follows:
- Dissertation Part 1/3 (JNB718): Research proposal development and literature review
- Dissertation Part 2/3 (JNB721): Data collection and analysis
- Dissertation Part 3/3 (JNB722): Report writing and presentation
The three units are interdependent and must be taken as one integrated unit under the designation of dissertation. They must be completed sequentially throughout the semester(s) and not as normal units which are assessed at the end of the semester. There will be no grade for each individual unit; instead, a grade of IC is shown for Parts 1 (JNB718) and 2 (JNB721). The three units will be assessed as one dissertation unit and awarded one overall grade shown for Part 3 (JNB722) after the examination of the dissertation. There are no set study guides or materials for the dissertation.
Students wanting to undertake the Dissertation option need to meet with the Course Co-ordinator prior to enrolment to discuss a suitable research topic and for the appointment of a research supervisor.
Enrolment in the dissertation units must be undertaken over two semesters as a minimum. In addition, students are expected to have completed JNB508 prior to enrolling in the dissertation units.
|Unit name||Dissertation Part 3/3|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Maritime and Logistics Management|
|Available as student elective?||No|
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Literature review 10%; Presentation 10%; Research dissertation of approximately 25,000 words submitted at the conclusion of JNB722 80%.
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