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Data Analysis and Management BAA710


This unit explores the management and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data. Seminars and practical sessions explore the principles and practices of organising and analysing data using software support. The qualitative component explores computer-supported analysis using NVivo. Topics include data formatting, coding, developing and refining node (data category) systems, auditing analytical processes, developing research conclusions, and reporting research methods and results. The quantitative component explores computer supported analysis using SPSS.

Topics include creating and formatting data sets, descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, developing research conclusions, and reporting research methods and results. This unit is designed to support students completing MBA Research or Workplace Project units.


Unit name Data Analysis and Management
Unit code BAA710
Credit points 12.5
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
Level Postgraduate


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Winter school On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Winter school 30/5/2022 7/6/2022 20/6/2022 10/7/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Design appropriate research questions.
  • Evaluate and apply the principles of rigorous data analysis including qualitative and quantitative techniques.
  • Construct evidence based conclusions from data analysis.

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
020303 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,702.00

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Teaching Pattern

In each module students will be provided with a suite of online materials that will include
- Pre-recorded content lectures
- Video demonstrations of software usage
- Practical activities to guide students through the execution of analytical tasks using the software programs

During the teaching weeks, teaching staff will supplement the online content with real-time interactive teaching sessions.

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