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.
|Unit name||Research Methods and Analysis|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Tasmanian School of Business and Economics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Megan Woods|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).
- Identify and explain the key concepts, processes, and considerations in research design.
- Recognise and plan to mitigate ethical considerations in research design, and practice.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
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|Assessment||Research Design & Ethics Plan (40%)|Research Proposal (60%)|
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