Project Management Minor Thesis 2

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 14 weeks
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Awarded by: University of South Australia
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About this unit

This online Project Management Minor Thesis 2 from the University of South Australia and Open Universities Australia will develop your ideas and encourage critical thinking through a series of literature and case studies. The unit will also highlight the importance of planning, and the approach required when carrying out research.

The online unit looks to give valuable insight into the types of research you can conduct, and the best ways to carry them out. As well as developing core competencies such as research and organisational skills, the unit looks at the best methods and perspective to properly conduct research. Furthermore, this unit analyses the ethical checks that must be put in place before conducting any research, and the best ways ethical issues can be addressed. This will culminate in the completion of a comprehensive research report of up to 20,000 words.

Throughout the unit, you will be encouraged to discuss your findings and argue your opinions based on the support provided by your research. By looking at diverse types of research, empirical data and the different skills and perspectives needed, this unit will develop your critical thinking as a professional in a learning environment.

Eligibility

In order to enrol, you must have successfully completed, be currently enrolled in, or intend to enrol in the following unit prior to study:

  • Project Management Minor Thesis 1

Areas of study

In this Project Management Minor Thesis 2 unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Continuation of Project Management Minor Thesis 1
  • Empirical research
  • Result analysis
  • Discussion of findings
  • Critical thinking
  • Conclusions and recommendations
  • Publication

Course pathways

This unit is not currently a requirement for any courses, but content may be relevant to a number of 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?

Good research skills are always in-demand. By providing an in-depth understanding of the ethical requirements when carrying out research, and by teaching you the most effective and project-specific research methodologies, this unit could lead to a role in any number of research positions. The skill set offered by this unit will prove particularly relevant to those interested in pursuing a role in senior project management, as it provides the practical knowledge base required to thoroughly research, analyse data results and implement a concise and considered project plan.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Project Management Minor Thesis 2 from Curtin 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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Project Management Minor Thesis 1

This online unit from the University of South Australia aims to develop and encourage your ability to organise and research a thesis project as well as the correct research methods to use.
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