MBA Research Project

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 12 weeks
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Awarded by: RMIT University
Course Unit A course unit is a single subject offered as part of a program of study, but can be completed individually. You may receive Recognition of Prior Learning for studying this unit.

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About this unit

Offered by RMIT University through Open Universities Australia, students of the online MBA Research Project unit pursue their chosen business topic in-depth, melding work-based experience with academic learning into a comprehensive written report.

You will be able to select your own topic, applying relevant academic theories to a particular authentic, real business issue through extensive research and the integration of knowledge from previous Master of Business Administration (Executive) units.

This unit will encourage you to think creatively about management and organisations when writing reports, taking into account a broad view of business and applying your findings to contemporary workplace environments.

Eligibility

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • MBA (Executive)

Areas of study

A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this unit will be provided in your study materials.

Course pathways

This unit is an approved elective unit in the following courses:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), RMIT University
  • MBA (Executive), RMIT University

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

By pursuing a real-life business issue of choice, you will able to apply relevant academic theories to a topic that interests you and is relevant to your specific career pursuits.

The MBA Research Project unit hones your independent research skills, deepening skills learned through prior units, including the ability to use a recognised methodology and framework for a project, to gather, analyse, and interpret data, to critically analyse and synthesise a body of literature, and to present comprehensive findings in a well-examined written format.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in MBA Research Project from RMIT University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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