Business Report - BUSN9002

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2022 to 2023
Summer Term 7 30 (15) Vinh Chau checkmark-circle


This module will enable students to write a high quality Business Report under the supervision of an international business expert on a management and/ or business related issue that supports their immediate career objectives.
The module will typically include:
• The Literature Review
• Electronic Literature Searching and On-Line Sources
• Using Literature Effectively
• Research Design
• Writing a Business Report
• Communicating Findings to Different Audiences


Contact hours

Private Study: 442
Contact Hours: 8
Total: 450

Method of assessment

Main assessment methods
Business Report (8000 - 10000 words) (100%)

Reassessment methods
100% Project

Indicative reading

Learning outcomes

The intended subject specific learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
- Conceptualise a research topic or question on international business and management, design and apply an appropriate research methodology and clearly articulate this within a report.
- Identify and apply advanced tools and techniques to support the report.
- Produce a comprehensive report in the required format that systematically integrates and communicates knowledge gained from the course.
- Demonstrate a deep understanding of and competency in their individual international project domains.

The intended generic learning outcomes.
On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
- Demonstrate advanced competence in numeracy and quantitative skills including the use of models of business situations and qualitative research skills.
- Conduct critical research into business and management issues.
- Identify, find, record, organise and manipulate and communicate comprehensive knowledge relevant to the development and management of organisations.


  1. Credit level 7. Undergraduate or postgraduate masters level module.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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