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BUSN13-620: Individual Study in Business


Individual Study in Business is an elective subject in undergraduate programs offered by the Bond Business School. Students must complete an independent research paper on an agreed topic, supervised by a Bond Business School academic staff member. Enrolment is by application only and Faculty approval is required. Please refer to the Individual Study policy on the website regarding subject procedures.

Subject details

FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • September 2020 [Standard Offering - Colette Southam]
  • September 2020 [Standard Offering - Gulasekaran Rajaguru]
  • January 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce
Subject fees
  • Current: $5,010
  • Commencing in May 2021: $5,260

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge and skills to plan and complete a research paper, through independent effort.
2. Demonstrate skills in critical thinking and judgement in researching, analysing, synthesising and evaluating relevant theories, concepts, and data pertaining to the issue under study.
3. Demonstrate professional quality written communication skills by presenting a clear and coherent exposition of knowledge and ideas.
4. Demonstrate oral communication skills by delivering a professional quality presentation accompanied by appropriate technology.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?


Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Requires approval from Program Director or Associate Dean Learning & Teaching

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

Faculty Approval Required.

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens10/11/2019
Semester start13/01/2020
Subject start13/01/2020
Cancellation 1?27/01/2020
Cancellation 2?03/02/2020
Last enrolment26/01/2020
Withdraw – Financial?08/02/2020
Withdraw – Academic?29/02/2020
Teaching census?07/02/2020
Standard Offering - Mark SpenceStandard Offering - Lisa GowthorpStandard Offering - Tse-Ling Teh
Enrolment opens15/03/202017/03/202017/03/2020
Semester start25/05/202025/05/202025/05/2020
Subject start25/05/202025/05/202025/05/2020
Cancellation 1?08/06/202008/06/202008/06/2020
Cancellation 2?15/06/202015/06/202015/06/2020
Last enrolment07/06/202007/06/202007/06/2020
Withdraw – Financial?20/06/202020/06/202020/06/2020
Withdraw – Academic?11/07/202011/07/202011/07/2020
Teaching census?19/06/202019/06/202019/06/2020
Standard Offering - Colette SouthamStandard Offering - Gulasekaran Rajaguru
Enrolment opens02/08/202004/08/2020
Semester start14/09/202014/09/2020
Subject start14/09/202014/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/202028/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/202005/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/202027/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/202010/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/202031/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/202009/10/2020