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Research Methods in Health Management BAA722



This unit enables students to develop the skills and capacity to undertake a translational research project addressing a contemporary healthcare management issue. Students will use an ethical framework to conceptualise the practical steps for investigating an issue related to organisational performance. To effectively undertake a health management research project, students will critically evaluate research problems, ethics guidelines and methodological approaches. Students will gain the skill to appraise the application and matching of methods to study research questions. Students will have opportunities to hear from experts across Australia and participate in industry case studies and analysis.


Unit name Research Methods in Health Management
Unit code BAA722
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Tasmanian School of Business and Economics

Dr Nazlee Siddiqui

Teaching staff

Dr Nazlee Siddiqui

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Learning Outcomes

  • Critique the process of Develop knowledge of the steps in systematic and ethical research.
  • Explain Compare and contrast the robustness of different research methods.
  • Identify and justifySelectthe most appropriate methods for addressing an organisational issue.
  • Identify and reportEvaluate critical aspects of ethical research.
  • Develop Test Demonstrate the capacity and skills to undertake ethical research.



Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2020: $1,394.00 2020: $2,665.00 080313

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Teaching Pattern


Assessment 1: Critical essay (30%)

Assessment 2: Research protocol (50%)

Assessment 3: Online discussion (20%)

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