Assessments of University of Gloucestershire MBA dissertation include:
10% Assignment / Proposal: 1,500 words
80% Dissertation / Major Project: 15,000 words
10% Assignment / Reflective Paper: 1,500 words
The purpose of the dissertation is to allow you to carry out a self-managed piece of work. You will take on an in-depth investigation of an issue relevant to the field of management and business.
The dissertation will allow you to critically evaluate and synthesise relevant business related philosophies, theories and models. You will apply a process of enquiry using primary and/or secondary data sources and critically relate these academic concepts to a relevant area of business management activity.
Also, the dissertation requires an analytical study of academic topics within the context of practical business decision making and so, can contribute to the body of knowledge in the area of management and business.
Finally, the reflective element of the dissertation will give you an opportunity to critically analyse and evaluate your learning journey.