Quantitative Research Methods (BUSS7902)


This unit aims to provide students with a review or introduction to the types of quantitative analysis techniques that they may be required to know, discuss or conduct, both during their PhD and in their future working lives. The unit aims to provide such a basic training with a focus on econometric and statistical analysis methods. The skills taught in this unit are considered important for all PhD candidates to possess, both during and after their candidature.

Further unit of study information


24 lectures for this unit


Proposal (30%), presentation (15%), project (45%) , self-assessment of research report (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?


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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.