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MN30068: Final year project

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2013/4
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: School of Management
Further information on credits Credits: 12
Further information on unit levels Level: Honours (FHEQ level 6)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Academic Year
Further information on unit assessment Assessment: CW 70%, OR 30%
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: Before taking this unit you must take MN20414. This unit is only available to final year students on the BSc (hons) Business Administration.
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
The overall aim of the final Year Project is to create an opportunity to apply the concepts, techniques and skills acquired during the taught programme in solving a practical business problem. Specific objectives are to: develop the skills of planning and executing an original investigation into a business problem in a team; allow an evaluation of the practical worth of management theories and the ability to further develop existing theories; integrate the various components of the degree programme and create the opportunity for business sponsors to challenge student ideas.

Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this unit, the student should be able to:
* to practice and develop personal skills, especially those of analysis and synthesis; develop experience in handling group co-ordination and conflict.

Intellectual skills:
* Develop skills to handle complex data sets, and allow existing theories and concepts to be applied and critically evaluated.
Professional Practical skills:
* Develop skills in designing and carrying out a field-based 'action research' investigation
Transferable/ Key skills:
* Develop skills of working collaboratively in teams, and exposing ideas to practitioners and academics as well as writing up a fairly large-scale project.

Evaluation of progress; on-going updating of formal log of activities; further data collection; further examination of literature and relevant theory; Project Workshop; further analysis of collected data; production of final written report and oral presentation of findings.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

MN30068 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

School of Management
  • UMMN-ANB01 : BSc (hons) Business Administration (Full-time with Thin Sandwich Placements) - Year 4

* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2013/4 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2014/15 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2013/14.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.