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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...

Online OBU mentoring and its benefits

As part of your Research and Analysis Project, you are required to have at least three meetings with your Project Mentor, each lasting around 30 minutes. The mentor meetings can be conducted either in person or online. I offer online mentoring to mentees...

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 can I complete...

OBU RAP Resubmission Statement

If you are resubmitting your Research and Analysis Project, you are required to write a 500 word Resubmission Statement. I have discussed all the major points of the RAP resubmission process in my What is the RAP Resubmission process article.The Resubmission Statement needs...

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...

OBU RAP Referencing Tips

If the Oxford Brookes University degree in Applied Accounting is your first degree, ensure you are familiar with and follow the OBU referencing guidelines. One of the main reasons students fail their RAP is because they didn’t reference their report effectively...

What is the RAP Resubmission process?

The results for the Oxford Brookes Degree degree in Applied Accounting are released in March and September. I wish you good luck and I hope that you all receive the good news and pass! If you have failed your RAP,...

Research & Analysis Project assessment criteria

Every student completing the Oxford Brookes degree in Applied Accounting wants to pass the first time. The OBU Information Pack contains all the necessary information to help you achieve this goal. Appendix 1 lists the university’s assessment criteria which you should...