Courses & Units

Research Methods BFA710

Hobart

Note:

Please note this unit is taught in the week commencing 17 Feb 2020 (Semester 1 Orientation Week).

Introduction

Introduces students to a range of research methods in the scholarly study of issues in accounting and related disciplines. the learning activities are designed to develop research skills so that students are well equipped to competently and confidently critique academic and professional research in general and counting and business-related research studies in particular. even more importantly they provide students with the skills to design and conduct their own research in a rigorous manner. the material covered includes approaches to theory building guidelines for developing a research proposal importance of an 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 College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Accounting and Corporate Governance
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
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International 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

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
080101 $1,812.00 $1,419.00 not applicable $2,702.00

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Requisites

N/A

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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