Category: RAP

OBU – Three Sectors applicable for Period 32-34 RAP Submission

Oxford Brookes University has introduced a new rule applicable to Topic 8 ad 15. If you are submitting your project in 2016 or May 2017, you will be required to use a sector specific organisation, based on the Industry Classification...

Major Company Selection Rule Applicable from Period 32

Oxford Brookes University is bringing out a major change affecting which company students can choose for projects based on topic 8 and 15. Applicable from May 2016 (Period 32) onwards, students will be required to use sector specific organisations, based...

RAP viva now part of the OBU Marking Process

RAP Viva Now Part of the OBU Marking Process

Applicable for Period 31 onwards, a sample of students will be selected at random to attend a viva – an oral academic interview which allows the student to explain their project and presentation. The purpose of the viva is to...

What do I need to submit as part of the Appendices?

As mentioned in my 5 documents you need to submit to OBU article, you are required to submit certain documents as appendices. Please note, that you should only use appendices for supporting data and information. You should not include written text...

How to Reference Graphs, Tables and Pictures in your RAP

It is important to acknowledge and reference every source of information that you have used in your RAP. For more guidance on referencing, check out my OBU RAP Referencing Tips article. This article explains and gives examples on how to...

What is the Structure of the Research & Analysis Project?

When writing up your Research & Analysis Project (RAP), it is recommended that you follow the structure set by the Oxford Brookes University. There are students who fail their report purely because they have omitted certain sections, for example: the...

When can I complete the OBU Research and Analysis Project?

As I mentioned in my Why should you do the OBU degree in Applied Accounting article, completing the degree will provide you with many benefits, e.g. enhancing your future career prospects, learning many valuable skills and so on. When is the best...

5 Most Common Reasons For Failing The OBU RAP

I am sure every student wants to pass their Research and Analysis Project the first time. To maximise your chance of passing, avoid making the common pitfalls listed below. 1. Poor choice, understanding and application of the accountancy and business models  When...