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Business Honours Research Methods - BUSS4001

Year - 2019

This unit is an introduction to research methods used in business disciplines. The unit provides students with an understanding of the range of methods that may be used to answer research questions, their strengths and weakness and underlying philosophical assumptions. Key elements of the research process are addressed, including the purpose of the research; devising the research questions and hypotheses; selecting a research strategy; methods and procedures for data collection and analysis; and interpreting and reporting the results. Students learn important research terminology, how to write a research proposal and ethical considerations in conducting research. The first component of this unit is delivered to the whole Business School Honours cohort and covers obligations as a researcher. The second component of the unit splits into Disciplinary areas and covers issues related to research design.

Assessment
researcher essay (20%); discipline and cluster based assessments (40%); research proposal (30%); research proposal presentation (10%)

Pre-requisites

Students must meet the entry requirements to the Honours program, including completion of a pass undergraduate degree and a major in the specialisation area

Details

Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Business School
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 12.0
EFTSL: 0.25
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Business School
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 12.0
EFTSL: 0.25
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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