The Workplace Project Doctoral is a research-based project addressing an issue or question concerning policy and/or practice in a profession or industry. The project will make a substantial contribution to knowledge and professional practice.

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Develop a proposal for the workplace research project;  
  2. Select relevant literature and methodology for the project;  
  3. Meet requirements for ethical conduct of the research;  
  4. Research an aspect of professional practice in the workplace; and  
  5. Present a project for examination.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Dissertation Research project Pass/Fail

Required reading

As negotiated and identified by the supervisor and student.

Doing research in the real world,
Gray, D 2006,
London/Thousand Oaks/New Delhi: Sage Publications

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