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36 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8 

Convener: S Mataramvura 

Co-requisites: Concurrent registration for BUS4028F (Actuarial Science III: Financial Economics).

Course outline:  The project course aims at equipping students with research skills, to empower students with paper writing skills and to equip students with ability to search for information online using e.g. library resources, Bloomberg and other sources. The project also aims at inculcating a sense of responsibility and discipline among students. Submissions will be checked for plagiarism and other research misconduct. The project process consists of a submission of proposal, a literature review, an initial draft of the final paper and the final paper. Except for the proposal, all the other submissions will be evaluated with the marks forming part of the final project mark. 

DP requirements: Passing the draft proposal by at least 4/10.  

Assessment: Course work 20%. Dissertation 80%. The literature Review will be marked out of 10 and the draft proposal will be marked out of 10. The final draft will get marked out of 100 but the overall mark = Literature Review Mark + Draft mark + 0.8* Final Mark.

Last updated : 20 Nov 2018

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