Courses & Units

Research Methods BFA710

Hobart

Note:

Offered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers

Introduction

Research methods seminars introduce students to a range of research methods in the scholarly study of issues in accounting, finance and related disciplines. The seminars are designed to develop research skills so that students are well-equipped to critique confidently and competently academic and professional research in general, and accounting and finance studies in particular. Even more importantly, they provide students with the skills to conduct their own research in a rigorous manner. The material covered includes approaches to theory building, guidelines for developing a research proposal, importance of (and threats to) internal and external validity, research designs for specific projects, research methods appropriate for alternative research design, data collection and data analysis.

Summary

Unit name Research Methods
Unit code BFA710
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)
TSBE
Discipline Accounting and Corporate Governance
Teaching staff

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2017: $1,324.00 2017: $2,438.00 080101

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

flexible (13 wks)

Assessment

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Textbooks

Required

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