The Impact of Globalization on the Australian Agriculture and Mining Businesses


Assessment Title Project Outline and Topic Presentation
Task Description
Please provide an outline of a research project that you intend to use as the basis for your final assessment task
3, full project proposal.
You should briefly write:

Title of the project (up to 25 words)
A brief statement of the problem that you would like to investigate.
Research aim and objectives that can solve the problem you have identified.
A brief methodology: Provide details about what type of methodology you will choose such
as quantitative or qualitative or mixed methodology; what type of study it will be such as
exploratory or descriptive or explanatory; what method(s) of data collection you will use; how
you will source the required data; and what methods and tools you will use to analyse the
collected data.

This is an individual research task. As a Masters student, you are required to engage in research and demonstrate your
understanding of the relevant body of works that have discussed recent developments in a discipline and/or area of
professional practice. You are also required to demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to
a real-life business research. We expect you to read and reflect on at least eight recent refereed journal articles on your
topic supported by any other evidence or information that can help identify the problem of your research and the
methods of data collection and analysis.
In addition, as a part of topic presentation, all on-campus students are required to discuss their project topic and ideas
during the tutorial sessions in front of other students. You are also expected to provide constructive feedback on each of
the group members’ project. Distance students will do the same activity in the online discussion forum of the course
Moodle site. Please see detailed guidelines about the project presentation and specific research requirements on the
course Moodle site. You can write 600 words maximum for this assignment. The cover page and the list of references
are not counted in the word limit.
Assessment Due Date Week 5 (10–2016) 05:00 AEST
Return Date to Students Week 7 (31–2016)
Weighting 20%

Assessment Criteria
All the assessment criteria for this piece of assessment are outlined below with weights.
Assessment criteria:
Criteria Grade
1. A brief statement of the problem (4 marks) HD D C P F
2.Research aim and objectives (4 marks) HD D C P F
3. A brief methodology (4 marks) HD D C P F
4. Accurate referencing, use of correct English and logical sequences between
sentences and paragraphs (3 marks) HD D C P F
5. Topic presentation (5 marks) HD D C P F
Key to grading and corresponding marking scale:
HD (84.5% to 100% marks): Student demonstrates outstanding understanding and interpretation of all aspects of the
D (74.5% to 84.4% marks): Student demonstrates excellence in understanding and interpretation of almost all aspects of
the criteria with some minor corrections or additions needed.
C (64.5% to 74.4% marks): Student demonstrates very good understanding and interpretation of most aspects of the
criteria with some need for additional work, additions or improvement.
P (49.5% to 64.4% marks): Student demonstrates good understanding and interpretation of the criteria to warrant the
award of a Pass but requires considerable additional work, additions or improvement.
F (below 49.5%): Student demonstrates an unsatisfactory understanding and interpretation of the criteria and requires
major additional work, additions or improvement to achieve a passing grade.
Referencing Style American Psychological Association (APA)
Submission Online


Globalisation has driven the people, goods, capital’s movement across countries (Healey, 2014). The share of knowledge, good and services, cultures between different countries can improve the level of technologies and reduce the trade restrictions.

Globalisationhas become a prominent trend in Australia (Shulyn&Yazdanifard, 2015).The larger market brings more opportunities as well as more challengers. Agriculture and Mining are Australian two major exports.