Module/Course Description

Course Title: Dissertation and Impact Report

Course Code: LJMU-7507-UNIHR

Programme: MA in Human Resource Management

Credits: 60.00

Course Description:


To develop an independent academically rigourous research project using primary research methods, with a methodology and full literature review, culminating in a critical analytical discussion drawing out further areas for exploration, potential new theoretical contributions to their chosen subject, and recommendations for future academic research in their chosen area.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the module the student should be able to:

1 produce a rigourous piece of primary research in a human resource related area.

2 decide an appropriate methodology to test hypotheses

3 critically compare theory drawn from academic contribution in the literature review and student's own primary research.

4 develop a discussion in which it is expected that students draw out the contradictions, nuances and tensions between theory and practice; culminating in developing new theoretical contributions and speculating on areas for future research.

Prerequisites: LJMU-IND-M-100, LJMU-7506-UNIHR

Prerequisites Categories: Postgraduate Certificate Level, Postgraduate Diploma Level

Typical Module duration: 24.0 Week(s)

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