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BUSN71-620: Individual Study in Business


Individual Study in Business is an elective subject in the postgraduate 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 2021 [Standard Offering - Adrian Gepp]
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering - Keith Duncan]
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering - Simone Kelly]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering - Simone Kelly]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,570
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,570

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills to plan and complete an independent research paper, applicable to the field of work or learning. 2. Apply critical thinking to analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge in relation to the field of study. 3. Demonstrate written communication skills to explain and critique theoretical propositions, methodologies and conclusions. 4. Demonstrate oral communication skills to explain and critique theoretical propositions, methodologies and conclusions.

Enrolment requirements

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Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

Enrolment into this subject requires approval from Program Director or Associate Dean L&T.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering - Tim HassoStandard Offering - Colette SouthamStandard Offering - Gary Bowman
Enrolment opens15/11/202017/11/202017/11/2020
Semester start18/01/202118/01/202118/01/2021
Subject start18/01/202118/01/202118/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/202101/02/202101/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/202108/02/202108/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/202131/01/202131/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/202113/02/202113/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/202106/03/202106/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/202112/02/202112/02/2021
Standard Offering - Chris BilsonStandard Offering - Ben HuStandard Offering - Ben Hayden-Smith
Enrolment opens21/03/202123/03/202123/03/2021
Semester start17/05/202117/05/202117/05/2021
Subject start17/05/202117/05/202117/05/2021
Cancellation 1?31/05/202131/05/202131/05/2021
Cancellation 2?07/06/202107/06/202107/06/2021
Last enrolment30/05/202130/05/202130/05/2021
Withdraw – Financial?12/06/202112/06/202112/06/2021
Withdraw – Academic?03/07/202103/07/202103/07/2021
Teaching census?11/06/202111/06/202111/06/2021
Standard Offering - Adrian GeppStandard Offering - Keith DuncanStandard Offering - Simone Kelly
Enrolment opens18/07/202120/07/202120/07/2021
Semester start13/09/202113/09/202113/09/2021
Subject start13/09/202113/09/202113/09/2021
Cancellation 1?27/09/202127/09/202127/09/2021
Cancellation 2?04/10/202104/10/202104/10/2021
Last enrolment26/09/202126/09/202126/09/2021
Withdraw – Financial?09/10/202109/10/202109/10/2021
Withdraw – Academic?30/10/202130/10/202130/10/2021
Teaching census?08/10/202108/10/202108/10/2021
Standard Offering - Simone KellyStandard Offering
Enrolment opens14/11/202116/11/2021
Semester start17/01/202217/01/2022
Subject start17/01/202217/01/2022
Cancellation 1?31/01/202231/01/2022
Cancellation 2?07/02/202207/02/2022
Last enrolment30/01/202230/01/2022
Withdraw – Financial?12/02/202212/02/2022
Withdraw – Academic?05/03/202205/03/2022
Teaching census?11/02/202211/02/2022