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Course title Business Research Disciplinary Course 1
Course code EBC4228
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessement Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 4-9-2017 27-10-2017 C
Level Advanced
Coordinator Caroline Goukens
For more information: c.goukens@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
The goal of this course is to provide students with a solid knowledge in their discipline of interest. The outcome of this course is: 1) Full comprehension of state-of-the-art knowledge within the discipline of interest and the ability to keep this knowledge up-to-date, and 2) Full understanding of the challenges and strategies to develop a theoretical contribution, and to achieve rigor and relevance in research.
Description
The course Business Research Disciplinary Course 1 allows students to gain solid knowledge in their discipline of interest. They therefore should participate in one of the IB courses within their discipline of interest and participate in all course components of this course. Additionally, students are expected to write a paper on one of the papers that is discussed within the chosen IB course. In this paper they will further reflect and assess the theoretical contribution and quality of the formulated hypotheses. The latter allows students to increase their understanding about developing theory and about its critical role in surfacing a theoretical contribution. They furthermore learn about the key elements of a theory and the approaches to build a theory.
Literature
The literature used for this course is the same literature as is used within the IB course that is followed as a requisite for this course.
Prerequisites
All students who are admitted to the Master of Business Research can follow this course.
Keywords
Teaching methods PBL / Assignment / Papers
Assessment methods Final Paper
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Master Business Research Disciplinary Courses
Master Business Research Track OR Disciplinary Courses