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Unit of Study

Qualitative Research Methods
UoS Code BUSS7903
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1 and Semester 2
Prerequisites None
Corequisites
Prohibitions ECOF7903
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information For MPhil and PhD students only.
Lectures 24 lectures for this unit
Assessment final methodology proposal (50%), research idea (20%), discussion leadership session (30%)
Description The unit is intended to introduce PhD students in the University of Sydney Business School to a broad range of philosophical approaches to research. Students also discover the practical implications for the research design accompanying each of the approaches. The unit is intended to introduce PhD students in the University of Sydney Business School to a broad range of Interpretive approaches to research, students will learn to choose a methodological approach that is appropriate for particular interpretive research enquiry, keeping in mind the epistemological 'fit' with the research question. The unit also helps students understand the practical implications of adopting a particular methodological approach.