On completion of this module students will have demonstrated their ability to undertake a research project in a chosen area relating to international business, making appropriate choices of research method and approach.

The syllabus for this module is effectively the stages of the research project, and will vary depending on the nature of the project chosen. The stages will typically include a selection from the following:

  • Project definition
  • Literature review
  • Identification of a conceptual framework
  • Development of hypotheses/ research questions
  • Desk/ secondary research
  • Data collection
  • Analysis of results
  • Development of Conclusions
  • Suggestions for future research
  • Writing up the project

Project plan