Key Details and Requirements
20 January 2023, no later than 16:30pm (GMT)
Assess critically a range of quantitative and
qualitative research designs used in business and management research then use
appropriate methods to collect, collate and analyse data
Choose the appropriate methods to collect, collate and
analyse data that is relevant to the business
Evaluate the validity and reliability of research instruments
Assessment details: Research Proposal
(3,000 words) will address Learning Outcomes 1, 2 and 3.
Referencing: Students are expected to
use Harvard Referencing throughout their assignments where required. Please
follow the Harvard Referencing Handbook for all your assignments
at the ULBS.
Submission Method: Turnitin - Your work
needs to be put through Turnitin. All submissions will be electronically
checked for plagiarism.
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to upload your work ahead of the deadline, ULBS will be reviewing
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Please note that
you can deviate +- 10% from the word limit stated on each assignment.
For the second formative assignment, students will create a summary
description (2 pages) of a
Consultancy Proposal with indicative timeline of milestone tasks and
activities. The consultancy proposal is due at the end of the second phase and must
also reflect ‘in action’ to include an account of what is happening, what is
being learned, what is expected from the project,
and plans to ensure the project’s success.
Illustrates an excellent level of
understanding of complex issues in the subject. All requirements of the work
are dealt with to a high standard and the work is free from all but isolated
minor errors. The material is wholly relevant to the tasks.
Excellent analysis, synthesis and critical
reflection with the ability to tackle issues and questions not previously
Evidence of independent and original
judgment in relation to the resolution of the client’s needs and problems.
Excellently presented in terms of structure and professional style
a very good understanding of the issues in the subject, some of which are
likely to be complex with some independent critical thought appropriate to
the tasks. Most of the requirements of the work are covered with only a few
gaps or minor and inconsequential errors. The material is largely relevant to the tasks and there is a good attempt at
analysis, synthesis and critical reflection with evidence of some ability to
tackle issues not previously encountered. The work is presented in a clear
and well- organised manner
with only minor spelling and grammatical errors.
The work displays good
knowledge and understanding and its relevance to the task. The submission
exhibits clear analysis and reasonable use of grammar, spelling and language. It may contain errors and lack fluency.
Limited evidence of the ability to
sustain a relevant
argument or logical reasoning.
50 – 59%
an unsatisfactory grasp of the issues in the subject. Primarily descriptive
and lacking in independent critical thought appropriate to the tasks.
Weak or no attempt at analysis, synthesis and critical reflection with
little evidence of ability to tackle issues not previously encountered. Poor
spelling or other grammatical errors.
0 - 49%