Research Design (BUSS7901)


The unit provides PGR candidates with an understanding of the research design as the foundation for effective and interesting research. It emphasises a systematic approach to developing rigour in research design, building theoretical and paradigmatic links from a research idea to the design of research methods.

Further unit of study information


24 lectures for this unit


critical literature review (25%), concise research proposal (45%), presentation of research proposal (15%), peer marketing assignment (10%), in-class participation (5%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Additional Information

For MPhil and PhD students only.

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.