Modiwl ASB-3412:
Dissertation

Ffeithiau’r Modiwl

Rhedir gan Bangor Business School

20 Credyd neu 10 Credyd ECTS

Semester 1 a 2

Amcanion cyffredinol

A dissertation module is not available to students on BA Business and ICT, BA Business and Law, or to students on joint honours degrees including a named subject in a school other than BBS.

This module is available through the medium of Welsh (ACB-3412).

AIMS: To provide an opportunity to plan and accomplish a substantial piece of work entailing an extensive review of the existing published theoretical and empirical literature on a clearly defined topic, possibly augmented by the application of quantitative or qualitative methods in further analysis of that topic.

Cynnwys cwrs

There is no set syllabus. The subject matter can be drawn from any area of accounting, banking, economics, finance, business studies, management or marketing, provided that there is suitable and sufficient reading material available, and a member of staff is available to supervise in the chosen area of study. You should choose your topic in consultation with the module organiser and other members of staff at the start of the academic year.

Meini Prawf

trothwy

Quality of proposal. Aspects include: - adequacy of title - quality of abstract - proposed contents - proposed methodology - suggestions for chapter headings (and key contents) - proposals for interpreting results - overall corherence

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Clear links between conceptual ideas and empirical data Clear and well articulated literature review Clear and well articulated data analysis and collection methods Some reference in the analysis to conceptual ideas Quality in the selection of sources for conceptual ideas and the design of data analysis and collection Consistent references and citations

ardderchog

Excellent presentation throughout Well argued, well articulated throughout Novel research idea and/or data collection and analysis Possibly combining quantitative and qualitative research Appropriate tests to determine validity and reliability of data and analysis Thoughtful consideration of results for future research

Canlyniad dysgu

  1. Demonstrate good presentation and organisation skills through planning, editing and compiling a substantial research report.

  2. Make use of library and electronic resources to identify literature and locate data.

  3. Synthesise and critically appraise a body of academic literature.

  4. Identify relevant research to draw theoretical conclusions for the project.

  5. Demonstrate an ability to present complex ideas orally

  6. Identify relevant research to draw a data collection and analysis strategy for the project.

  7. Recognize the qualities and support the endeavors of research by peers

Dulliau asesu

Strategaeth addysgu a dysgu

Oriau
Individual Project

Private study

180
Lecture 8
Supervised time in studio/workshop

Regular supervision of the dissertation by the dissertation supervisor. At least one hour per month.

Note: 1) It is your responsibility to initiate meetings and maintain regular contact with your supervisor. 2) From time to time, your supervisor can call you for a group meeting with other students.

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Sgiliau Trosglwyddadwy

  • Llythrennedd - Medrusrwydd mewn darllen ac ysgrifennu drwy amrywiaeth o gyfryngau
  • Rhifedd - Medrusrwydd wrth ddefnyddio rhifau ar lefelau priodol o gywirdeb
  • Defnyddio cyfrifiaduron - Medrusrwydd wrth ddefnyddio ystod o feddalwedd cyfrifiadurol
  • Hunanreolaeth - Gallu gweithio mewn ffordd effeithlon, prydlon a threfnus. Gallu edrych ar ganlyniadau tasgau a digwyddiadau, a barnu lefelau o ansawdd a phwysigrwydd
  • Archwilio - Gallu ymchwilio ac ystyried dewisiadau eraill
  • Adalw gwybodaeth - Gallu mynd at wahanol ac amrywiol ffynonellau gwybodaeth
  • Sgiliau Rhyngbersonol - Gallu gofyn cwestiynau, gwrando'n astud ar atebion a'u harchwilio
  • Dadansoddi Beirniadol & Datrys Problem - Gallu dadelfennu a dadansoddi problemau neu sefyllfaoedd cymhleth. Gallu canfod atebion i broblemau drwy ddadansoddiadau ac archwilio posibiliadau
  • Cyflwyniad - Gallu cyflwyno gwybodaeth ac esboniadau yn glir i gynulleidfa. Trwy gyfryngau ysgrifenedig neu ar lafar yn glir a hyderus.
  • Gwaith Tîm - Gallu cydweithio'n adeiladol ag eraill ar dasg gyffredin, ac/neu fod yn rhan o dîm gweithio o ddydd i ddydd
  • Rheloaeth - Gallu defnyddio, cydlynu a rheoli adnoddau (dynol, ffisegol ac/neu ariannol)
  • Dadl - Gallu cyflwyno, trafod a chyfiawnhau barn neu lwybr gweithredu, naill ai gydag unigolyn neu mewn grwˆp ehangach
  • Hunanymwybyddiaeth & Ystyried - Bod yn ymwybodol o'ch cryfderau, gwendidau, nodau ac amcanion eich hun. Gallu adolygu ,cloriannu a myfyrio'n rheolaidd ar eich perfformiad eich hun ac eraill.
  • Arweinyddiaeth - Gallu arwain a rheoli, datblygu cynlluniau gweithredu ac amcanion, cynnig arweiniad a chyfarwyddyd i eraill, ac ymdopi â'r pwysau sy'n gysylltiedig ag awdurdod o'r fath

Sgiliau pwnc penodol

  • People management: to include communications, team building, leadership and motivating others.
  • Problem solving and critical analysis: analysing facts and circumstances to determine the cause of a problem and identifying and selecting appropriate solutions.
  • Research: the ability to analyse and evaluate a range of business data, sources of information and appropriate methodologies, which includes the need for strong digital literacy, and to use that research for evidence-based decision-making.
  • Numeracy: the use of quantitative skills to manipulate data, evaluate, estimate and model business problems, functions and phenomena.
  • Articulating and effectively explaining information.
  • Conceptual and critical thinking, analysis, synthesis and evaluation.
  • Self-management: a readiness to accept responsibility and flexibility, to be resilient, self-starting and appropriately assertive, to plan, organise and manage time.

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