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Students in this unit will explore advanced issues connected with the research process in Accounting and Business Management. Students will be equipped with a sound knowledge of a systematic and ethical approach to research. The unit will encourage critical understanding of qualitative and quantitative traditions and approaches in research and examine the research process from design to the reporting of findings. During the unit, students will develop their draft research proposals, plan their literature reviews, consider their data collection methods and prepare to apply for ethics approval for their dissertation research.

Summary 2021

Unit name Research Methods in Management
Unit code BMA401
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Management

Dr Megan Woods

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



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Learning Outcomes

ILO1to develop knowledge of the key concepts, processes, and considerations in research design.
ILO2to critically review literature as a foundation for an honours research project.
ILO3to identify and justify appropriate research methods for a research project.
ILO4to identify and accommodate ethical considerations in research design, and practice.





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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Flexible Study Options

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



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