BIBM709 – Special Topic

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Module code
BIBM709
Module title
Special Topic
Prescription
This elective module will allow students to carry out research into a special topic in business. Students will present a research proposal and will negotiate objectives, learning plan, assessment criteria and time frame with a supervising lecturer and Programme Manager.
Programmes
  • BI1401
NZQA Level
Level 7
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
48
Self directed hours
102
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate an understanding at a higher level of a specialist topic along with the ability to
apply the underlying principles and concepts to a given set of facts
2. Self-manage learning by selecting and assigning priorities within restricted resources and to
organise work to meet tight deadlines
3. Defend views effectively through speech and writing
Content
Research a topic as agreed with the course co-ordinator:
- Collect data and information, prepare a report and present report
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching will involve blended delivery methods incorporating the Moodle online delivery platform. Other delivery methods my involve theoretical and practical classes, face to face, lectures, tutorials, workshops, group activities, guest tutors, field trips, role-play, and video conferencing, as appropriate.
Assessment Criteria
Candidates must achieve a minimum C grade pass overall from all assessments to receive a passing grade for the module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
Required Text:
An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.