|Prerequisites for Module|
To have passed the relevant first and second year modules or equivalent.
Aims of Module
To provide students with the opportunity to undertake a piece of supervised, indpendent research into a topic of their own choice from the subject areas of accounting or finance.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
||Conduct a comprehensive literature search into their chosen subject.|
||Communicate effectively within a well structured literature review.|
||Synthesise arguments and ideas in a manner which displays critical analysis of their chosen topic.|
||Work independently with minimal supervision.|
Indicative Module Content
In order to facilitate successful completion of this modules, students will take part in an introductory programme discussing literature review and presentation techniques.
|Indicative Student Workload|
|Virtual lectures and workshops||16|
Mode of Delivery
This is a supervised research based course supplemented with workshops and lectures delivered online. Students will be assigned to a literature review supervisor with whom they will regularly discuss progress.
||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|Component 1 ||1,2,3,4|
Component one is a Report (100%).
|1.||Resources will vary depending on the subject matter chosen by the student.|
|2.||SAUNDERS, M., LEWIS, P. and THORNHILL, A., 2016. Research methods for business students. 7th ed. Harlow: Pearson.|