The 499 Report of an Investigation is a compulsory level 400 paper for all BMS students. It is a 26 week course which involves conducting research with a sponsoring organisation or company, and then writing up your findings in a formal report of approximately six thousand words. Honours students click here for 599 information.
Preparing to Start
For what to do once your report is complete: How to submit your final report, what your sponsor should receive, and details on grading and graduation go to this page.
Once you have a sponsor, topic and start date, you need to get enrolled. Click for information on the enrolment and application process.
You are fully enrolled and your application is approved – time to start researching. For information about the formal research proposal, research ethics, how to deal with sponsors, and collecting data have a read of this link.
Writing Your Report
Once you've collected all your data from your sponsoring organisation, it's time to focus on writing your report. Check out our information for report structure guidelines, help with writing and referencing, and IT tips.
Submitting Your Report
Want to know what to do once your report is complete: How to submit your final report, what your sponsor should receive, and details on grading and graduation? View information from here.