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MSC411 - Research Paradigms and Contemporary Issues in Information Systems

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Offering information:

Not offered in 2016

Enrolment modes:

Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) students only)
Unit chair:

L Nguyen

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

This unit is taught via cloud (online) mode and by individual supervision and mentoring.

Content

This unit will provide students with advanced literature review and literature analysis. The main purpose of the review is to gain skills in the preparation of a literature review and a deeper appreciation of the IS discipline and scholastic endeavour.  Students are asked to select a literature review topic that may be related to but not on their chosen thesis topic.  Reviewing and discussing contemporary theoretical and methodological developments are encouraged.  Students may choose their research supervisor or another staff member to mentor this review.  Students will present their review to a selected group of staff.  Students will also be asked to provide a reflection on the process of researching and writing on their topic as part of their final paper and presentation.

Assessment

Written Assignment 1 1500 words 25%, Written Assignment 2 2000 words 25%, Assignment 4000 words 50%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

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Unit based calculation

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