Courses & Units

Research Methods and Analysis BAA704

Hobart

Note:

Please note this unit is taught in the week commencing 15 February 2021 (Semester 1 Orientation Week).

Introduction

This unit supports students completing MBA Research or Workplace Projects to develop and implement a research program. Seminars and practical activities develop an understanding of the philosophical underpinnings of research, the purpose of research methodology and the evaluation of research paradigms. Topics include the specification of hypotheses and other research objectives, different purposes of qualitative and quantitative methodologies, discussion of various sampling frames, the design of interviews and case studies, the design and administration of surveys, ways of organising and interpreting research data, how to conduct ethical research and preparing and writing a research proposal.

Summary

Unit name Research Methods and Analysis
Unit code BAA704
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Coordinator

Dr Megan Woods

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

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 1 1/2/2021 22/2/2021 10/3/2021 11/4/2021

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Fees

Domestic

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
080307 $1,812.0 $1,419.0 not applicable $2,702.0

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Requisites

To enrol in this unit, you need a Distinction average or above in core units. Please contact U.Connect@utas.edu.au to enrol in this unit.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern
  • Two 2 x2 hour face-to-face workshops delivered in week 1 of unit with option for students to participate via Zoom; and
  • Weekly online optional tutorial/ drop in consultations sessions delivered via Zoom

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Assessment

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Flexible Study Options

This unit may be taken by both on-campus and off-campus students in 2021.

Textbooks

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