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499 Student Projects

Online Guide

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.

Explore the process by selecting from the list below:

  • Preparing to Start
  • Enrolling
  • Conducting Research
  • Writing Your Report
  • Submitting Your Report

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.

Enrolling

Once you have a sponsor, topic and start date, you need to get enrolled. Click for information on the enrolment and application process.

Conducting Research

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.

499 Key

Preparing to Start
Enrolling
Conducting Research
Writting Your Report
Submitting Your Report

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